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Revealed, Monitoring charter will cost UK £2bn: Huge price of plan to let state spy on websites, emails and texts

Britain’s snooping watchdog reveals grave doubts over the mass  surveillance project Internal documents say plans could lead to innocents being wrongly identified as criminals Project has sparked huge row at Westminster, dividing the Coalition Big Brother plans to spy on all internet visits, emails and texts will cost the taxpayer £2billion. The extraordinary bill was…

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The POLICE STATE -The government’s web ‘snoop’ plans unveiled

The government will soon outline its plans to give security officials the power to monitor emails and internet use. The proposals, which are predicted to feature in the upcoming Queen’s speech, have been described by supporters as a much-needed “modernisation” of current measures which allow the monitoring of telephone calls. Critics, however, call the plans…

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How Did We Get to 7 Billion People So Fast?

via YouTube The U.N. estimates that the world’s population will pass the 7 billion mark on Monday. [Oct 31st]  As NPR’s Adam Cole reports, it was just over two centuries ago that the  global population was 1 billion — in 1804. But better medicine and  improved agriculture resulted in higher life expectancy for children,  dramatically…