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New Anti-Money Laundering Laws
From 1 September 2008, new measures will come into force to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities.
Czech Republic
24 Jul 2008
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Biometric Data Collection
By April 2008 all visa applicants over 5 years old will be required to supply biometric data before they are issued with visas to travel to the UK. Roll out has already been taking place on a country-by-country basis.
UK
22 Nov 2007
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ISPs Get New Exemptions From Religious Hatred Offences
Earlier in the year we reported that the government had issued new Regulations creating exemptions for offences under the Terrorism Act 2006. Notably these exemptions cover the dissemination of terrorist information, where Internet Service Providers (ISPs) act as mere conduits, caches or hosts of information.
UK
30 Oct 2007
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ISPs (Including Hosts) Exempted From Terrorist Offences
The 2002 E-Commerce Regulations provide a number of exemptions to internet service providers (ISPs) for all liability, including where the ISPs are acting as hosts or mere-conduits, or where they cache data.
UK
2 Aug 2007
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ID card scheme delayed
The Government’s ID card scheme which only recently obtained the go ahead after much controversy looks likely to be delayed.
UK
14 Jun 2006
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Finally ID cards get the go-ahead
A last-minute compromise over Government plans to introduce ID cards has been struck, ending the long-running battle between the Commons and the Lords about whether the scheme should be compulsory.
UK
31 Mar 2006
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Further blow to the ID Cards Bill
Following our previous article in January ("ID Cards Bill in crisis over cost") , which reported that MPs suffered their first major setback when peers voted to block the proposed ID Cards Bill until major concerns over the costs of the scheme were addressed, we can now report that the Bill was once again heavily defeated in the House of Lords on 6 March.
UK
8 Mar 2006
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ID Cards Bill in crisis over cost 
The proposed ID Cards Bill has been hailed by many as the answer to terrorism, benefit fraud and identity theft. The Government’s most recent research, retaken following the London bombings this summer, shows there is strong citizen support for the scheme with 73% in favour, 17% opposed and 10% neutral.
UK
14 Feb 2006
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IT industry stands up to government on ID Cards Bill
The House of Lords dealt a massive blow to the government on 16 January 2006 by blocking the ID Cards Bill until the Home Office makes known the full costs of the bill public and allows the National Audit Office to scrutinise the scheme.
UK
2 Feb 2006
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e-Borders project underway as Home Office requests bidders for £400m contract
e-Borders project underway as Home Office requests bidders for £400m contract  The battle to win the £400m contract for the UK Government’s border surveillance project has begun.
UK
20 Oct 2005
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New protection for businesses from animal rights extremists
According to the July 2004 Government paper ‘Animal Welfare – Human Rights: protecting people from animal rights extremists’, a typical campaign by animal extremists can involve the publication of names, addresses and phone numbers of a company’s directors, employees or shareholders, threatening letters, harassing telephone calls and criminal damage.
UK
 
20 May 2005
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