UK Government’s data powers ineffective against terror, says watchdog

Controversial new powers for the police and security services to access personal communications data will be ineffective against terrorism or serious organised crime, the official information watchdog has warned.Christopher Graham, the information commissioner, said the measures in the draft data communications bill would only catch “the incompetent criminal and the accidental anarchist”.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/oct/17/government-data-protection-terror

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