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On 17 June the Swedish Parliament will vote on imposing the interception of all Swedish citizens. Försvarets Radioanstalt (FRA) ges i uppdrag att avlyssna all kabelburen kommunikation som passerar Sveriges gränser. Defence Radioanstalt (FRA) be instructed to intercept all communications kabelburen crossing the borders of Sweden.

Nästan all kommunikation , även inom Sverige, passerar idag gränsen och kommer därmed att avlyssnas. Almost all communication, even in Sweden, crossing the border today and will thereby be intercepted. E-post, sms, webbtrafik, chattar och mobil- och telefonsamtal, allt analyseras. E-mail, text messages, web traffic, chatting and mobile and telephone calls, all analyzed.
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I saw this as the new head icon on TBP website and decided to have a look... my assumptions are that this new law, if passed will force TPB to move once again.
Edited by Armadi110 - 6/9/08 at 11:48pm
    
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Is this a new law they just passed to allow for such interception? If so I can't see any non stupid reason for this law to exist. Having your emails and such intercepted and analyzed is a serious invasion of your privacy rights.
The real question is what they hope to accomplish by doing this? Catch "terrorists"?
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Is the pirate bay down for anyone else right now?
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Isn't TPB hosted on lots and lots of servers located around the world? O_o

TPB works for me.
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Is this a new law they just passed to allow for such interception? If so I can't see any non stupid reason for this law to exist. Having your emails and such intercepted and analyzed is a serious invasion of your privacy rights.
The real question is what they hope to accomplish by doing this? Catch "terrorists"?
Sweden is not America. What is viewed as "privacy" there is radically different than what most American's view as privacy.

Even so, the current motion, if passed, won't allow the use of any information gathered through this new law in courts. So it is actually quite close to what some American court laws state. (I.E. proper search and seizure, court-ordered warrants, etc.)

None of this matters though. There's no way in hell they'll pass it.

And even if they do, TPB can just move to Afghanistan. I here its impossible to find anything over there.
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And even if they do, TPB has already moved to Afghanistan. I here its impossible to find anything over there.
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