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This page provides occasional items, linked to the original articles, as we attempt to keep up with the rapidly changing situation on civil liberties.
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2002 - 2004

1st Jan to 9th Sept 2005


Civil liberties related links

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  • Spy Blog. A blog primarily devoted to surveillance, data sharing and privacy issues but which also touches on other areas of liberty. Often has good coverage of British legislation in these areas.
  • Samizdata. Samizdata is a wide ranging blog, but regularly exposes and criticises attacks on liberty, particularly in the UK and US, but also worldwide.
  • White Rose. White Rose is a sister blog to Samizdata, hosted on the same site, but focussing on civil liberties.
  • UK Liberty. “A blog on issues relating to liberty in the UK”.
  • Freedom of Information Act and Open Government blog.


  • No2ID. Campaigning against the British identity cards and database.
  • Privacy International. Campaigns on privacy issues.
  • Liberty. British civil liberties group (used to be the National Council on Civil Liberties).
  • Statewatch. Monitoring the state and civil liberties in Europe.


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