Big Brother Britain & Civil Liberties
Fight against UK governments attack on our civil liberties with Big Brother Britain initiatives

Posts Tagged ‘Database Society

Individual liberty is stolen by the State

7 June, 2009

Will they ever give up? Sir David Pepper who spent 5 years running the GCHQ listening centre told the BBC that lives would be at risk if the state could not track communications. It is people like him and politicians unwilling or incapable of asking questions that have allowed us to be one of the […]

The Great DNA Database fudge

7 May, 2009

Power to the People The Home Office has outlined a series of proposals in relation to the DNA database designed to counter the ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that it was illegal. However, in doing so, they have demonstrated utter contempt for the ruling, choosing instead to go for a fudge. If […]

Dr Sean Gabb on “how to destroy the Enemy Class”: the Big-Brother-State will then shrivel to the size of a pickled prune

10 November, 2008

David Davis I make no apology for re-syndicating a seminal paper by Sean Gabb, Director of the Libertarian Alliance, from 2001. The problems of Big-Brother-Statism have got only worse since then because too few people have paid attention. The broad Enemy Class relies on the fact that it’s made us become too busy even to […]

Jacqui Smith, ID cards and Big Brother Britain

7 November, 2008

Stop it Now! Up until a few months ago, the only person I knew that supported the introduction of identity cards, was my wife. After a few heated debates, questions, answers and what-if’s, she eventually conceded that it wasn’t such a great idea. We have a very democratic process in our house, something like the […]

UK government to introduce ID card via back door

3 November, 2008

Over at British Politics, a recent article caught my eye, this was related to comments made by a Home Office Minister, which suggested that the government had the powers and perhaps, even the will to designate existing documents as identity cards. This could, for example, be passports or more likely drivers licenses. There is even […]

Big Brother Britain – The Fight Back

2 November, 2008

I have become increasingly angered by the the way the British government has become obsessed with tracking and recording each and everyone of its citizens on countless databases throughout the public sector. I am so angry, I am driven to action because, although I have my own website, Power to the People, I recognise that […]