September 6, 2012
Sir Tim warned that plans to monitor individuals’ use of the internet would result in Britain losing its reputation as an upholder of web freedom
The plans, by Theresa May, would force service providers to keep records of every phone call, email and website visit in Britain.
Sir Tim told the Times: “‚ÄúIn Britain, like in the US, there has been a series of Bills that would give government very strong powers to, for example, collect data. I am worried about that.”