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UK wants to play 'Big Brother' Britain is oncsidering creating a national phone & email database

LONDON, England (AP) -- Britain is considering setting up a database of all phone and e-mail traffic in the country as part of a high-tech strategy to fight terrorism and crime, its top law-and-order official said Wednesday.

Opposition politicians and civil liberties groups immediately condemned the idea, and the country's terror-law ombudsman said the government must not be allowed to set up a vast "data warehouse." ...

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