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Surveillance And The Internet

EDM number 328 in 2010-12, proposed by Robert Halfon on 28/06/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Internet and cybercrime.

That this House is concerned by reports that Google allegedly mapped every single wireless internet connection in Britain, including many millions in private homes, for commercial purposes; is further concerned that the firm may have failed to disclose that it was building a massive database of wi-fi networks across the UK without people's consent; notes the reports that BT and other companies are using software to trawl social networking websites such as Facebook to identify anyone making negative comments about them; and therefore calls on the Coalition Government to balance innovation on the internet against individuals' right to privacy and the new threat of a surveillance society.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Robert Halfon28/06/2010HarlowConservativeProposed
David Davis28/06/2010Haltemprice and HowdenConservativeSeconded
David Tredinnick28/06/2010BosworthConservativeSeconded
Andrew Griffiths28/06/2010BurtonConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley28/06/2010Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Bob Russell28/06/2010ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mike Hancock29/06/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
James Gray29/06/2010North WiltshireConservativeSigned
Andrew George29/06/2010St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn29/06/2010Islington NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton29/06/2010GowerLabourSigned
John McDonnell29/06/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
William McCrea29/06/2010South AntrimDUPSigned
Eric Illsley30/06/2010Barnsley CentralLabourWithdrawn
David Simpson30/06/2010Upper BannDUPSigned
Andrew Stephenson01/07/2010PendleConservativeSigned
John Leech05/07/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Elfyn Llwyd06/07/2010Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Kelvin Hopkins07/07/2010Luton NorthLabourSigned
Robert Flello07/07/2010Stoke-on-Trent SouthLabourSigned
Annette Brooke08/07/2010Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby08/07/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Mark Williams08/07/2010CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Crockart13/07/2010Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Tom Brake06/09/2010Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned

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