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Minister Stuart Roberts' frightening plans for your personal data

This plan (which I publish in full below) is frightening.

First up the Minister in charge - Stuart Robert.  You can guarantee there's trouble ahead when a Minister of the Crown talks about his government "needing to compete with the private sector" - particularly on something as sensitive as gathering and using YOUR intimately personal data - here are a few words from the Minister's letter:

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This guy's attitude stinks!  He goes on to talk about the reams of YOUR personal information held by government - and he says this, quote:

"yet much more can be done with this truly national asset".

I don't want the government doing anything with my data.  It's not a "truly national asset" for the government to use.  It's mine.  If the police or others want access, let them get a warrant.  But that's not the way Stuart Robert and friends see it - here's another quote from his paper:

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There are plenty more examples along similarly odious and intrusive lines.

Read the report and let Stuart Robert and the PM know how you feel.

Data Sharing and Release Le... by Michael Smith on Scribd

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