Reading and research for 28 February
1. Read Lloyd Chapter 8 - you might want to read ahead on telecoms data protection.
Also read the short report by the European Data Protection Commissioners which is available from Hayley.
2. Spend no more than 30 minutes searching on Google and posting to the blog:
[a] your country's law on ID cards - please provide a 3 sentence summary;
[b] your country's law or voluntary agreement by telecoms companies on data retention - i.e. keeping telephone/mobile/ISP/Instant Messenger records of previous days/weeks/months. How long do they keep records?
3. Read the Explanatory Notes to the ID Cards Bill here: