Proposed UK 'Big Brother law' inspires #TellDaveEverything

Plans to allow a British intelligence agency to monitor all emails, phone calls, texts, and web activity in the country have sparked a Twitter backlash against Prime Minister David Cameron:

When reports of the law appeared on Sunday, some tweeters assumed the electronic surveillance proposal was an April Fools’ Day prank:

But that hope was dashed after the news was linked by Drudge late Sunday:

Concerned citizens are circulating an e-petition asking the British government to ditch the proposed law before it becomes “no different from regimes it criticises such as China and Iran.”

  • Brian Schnitzler

    Britain, please take your country back, stop with the nanny state, and please do not make George Orwell’s prophecy come true. He warned you all about this.

    • kevin leigh

      Don’t worry about the U.K.! It’s happening in America!