British and U.S. officials have been negotiating a plan that could allow British authorities to directly serve wiretap orders on U.S. communications companies in criminal and national security inquiries, U.S. officials confirmed Thursday.
The talks are aimed at allowing British authorities access to a range of data, from interceptions of live communications to archived emails involving British suspects, according to the officials, who are not authorized to comment publicly.
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Another step towards a one world police state.
This is an EXTREMELY bad idea that puts us on a path to lose basic constitutional protections.
In a sense, it would mean that we fought the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 for nothing.