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Metrics of Domestic Security

  Rob Evans reports in the Guardian: “…There are more than 1,200 undercover police officers operating in 39 units across England and Wales the police watchdog has revealed for the first time…The watchdog [Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary] broke new ground by disclosing the breadth of modern undercover work, revealing that there were 3,466 undercover…

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Terrorism Laws – crows come home to roost?

The misuse of Britain’s hastily conceived anti-terrorism/counter-terrorism laws and security regimes is now affecting society as a whole…  The Sun has made an official complaint about the Metropolitan police’s use of anti-terror laws to snoop on its political editor’s phone calls. It has written to the Investigatory Powers Tribunal to seek a public review of the…