David Cameron wants a fresh push after the next election to “modernise” laws to allow monitoring of people’s online activity, after admitting there was little chance of progress before then.
The prime minister told a parliamentary committee that gathering communications data was “politically contentious” but vital to keep citizens safe.
He said TV crime dramas illustrated the value of monitoring mobile data.
Since there are no real terrorists being caught this way, he needs to point to fake terrorists.
Perhaps there should be more Harry Potter reruns on TV.