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Submission + - Queen's Speech 2012 at-a-glance: Bill-by-bill (bbc.co.uk)

TheGift73 writes: "By far the most controversial bill discussed in The Queens speech today has to be the 'Draft Communications Bill' which will allow the police and intelligence agencies to collect data on communications, like texts and emails, flexible to changes in technology, such as the internet. This will apply UK wide.

The Queen's Speech has set out the government's legislative plans for the next year. Here are details of what is in it:"

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Queen's Speech 2012 at-a-glance: Bill-by-bill

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