On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Gerard Gorman wrote:
> Anyhow, it's now a reality. This is a mail I just got from the college.
> Basically it gives unlimited powers to the college. So the basic message
> is...if they start to talk about doing this in Ireland...raise hell!
hmmm... thing is that it is not at all clear how the UK's RIP act and
the EU Convention on Human Rights can be reconciled. If they can't be,
then the EU CHR takes precedence.
So you can still raise hell in the UK.
>> "Mitcheson, Tony" wrote:
> > Communications) Regulations 2000, made under the Regulation of
> > Investigatory Powers Act 2000 the College will intercept and monitor
> > electronic communications for the purposes permitted under those
> > Regulations. The purposes cover, but are not limited to,
> > monitoring for
> > criminal or unauthorised use, viruses, threats to the system e.g.
> > hacking, and denial of service attacks, ensuring the effectiveness of
> > operations e.g. caching, load balancing and ensuring compliance with
> > College policies and regulations. Please see URL
> > http://www.cc.ic.ac.uk/security/CODE_PRACTICE_7.htm> >
> > K. A. Mitcheson
> > College Secretary
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