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Firms Not Keen On Government's Media Monitor Plan

Privately, Internet businesses on Monday were raising concerns over the British government’s plans to monitor social media use and email, saying there is “a question of jurisdiction.” Their reaction comes on the heels of several MPs and civil liberties groups who argue that privacy and free expression online will be endangered. The proposal, which would allow authorities to have “on demand” access in real time,  is expected to be outlined in detail on 9 May in the Queen’s speech.

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