judgecorp writes: "Deputy prime minister of Britain Nick Clegg has opposed the Communications Data Bill also known as the Snooper's Charter. This signals a split in the UK's coalition government over this bill with would give law enforcement agencies the right to know details of citizens' communications — a power which Conservative ministers say is necessary to fight terrorism and paedophilia."
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey."
-- Benjamin Franklin, 1759