PHOTO: GCHQ, the British Government’s electronic intelligence headquarters

Anticipating the British Government’s new Investigatory Powers Bill for surveillance of Internet use, I spoke with BBC Hereford on Wednesday morning about the reasons for the measures — explaining the motivation to cover the widespread monitoring of the Web by British services in the past decade, considering whether the steps will be effective, and evaluating the effect on civil rights.

Listen to item from 08:52, with discussion from 10:35

No country in the world — not the US, no one in Europe — allows this type of surveilance….

Trust me, there are other countries looking to see if this goes through.