The Snoopers Charter gives these 48 organisations unlimited, secret access to all UK browsing history

With the passage of the Snoopers Charter earlier this month, the UK has become the most-surveilled "democratic" state in the world, where service providers are required to retain at least a year's worth of their customers' browsing history and make it searchable, without a warrant, to a variety of agencies -- and no records are kept of these searches, making it virtually impossible to detect petty vendetta-settling, stalking, or systemic abuses (including selling access to criminals, foreign governments, and institutionalised racism).

Zerohedge has published a list of the 48 agencies that get to secretly watch over Britons' shoulders as they use the internet. The list includes many police forces, and various branches of the military, the nation's spies, and also tax-collectors, benefits agencies, the Department for Transport, the Food Standards Agency, and even regional ambulance services. As Zerohedge puts it: "In other words, everyone."

* Metropolitan police force

* City of London police force

* Police forces maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996

* Police Service of Scotland

* Police Service of Northern Ireland

* British Transport Police

* Ministry of Defence Police

* Royal Navy Police

* Royal Military Police

* Royal Air Force Police

* Security Service

* Secret Intelligence Service


* Ministry of Defence

* Department of Health

* Home Office

* Ministry of Justice

* National Crime Agency

* HM Revenue & Customs

* Department for Transport

* Department for Work and Pensions

* NHS trusts and foundation trusts in England that provide ambulance services

* Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

* Competition and Markets Authority

* Criminal Cases Review Commission

* Department for Communities in Northern Ireland

* Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland

* Department of Justice in Northern Ireland

* Financial Conduct Authority

* Fire and rescue authorities under the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004

* Food Standards Agency

* Food Standards Scotland

* Gambling Commission

* Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority

* Health and Safety Executive

* Independent Police Complaints Commissioner

* Information Commissioner

* NHS Business Services Authority

* Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Care Trust

* Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service Board

* Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Regional Business Services Organisation

* Office of Communications

* Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

* Police Investigations and Review Commissioner

* Scottish Ambulance Service Board

* Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

* Serious Fraud Office

* Welsh Ambulance Services National Health Service Trust

These Are The 48 Organizations That Now Have Access To Every Brit's Browsing History [Tyler Durden/Zerohedge]

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