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Virgin Media amends London Underground WiFi snooping clause

Qedward (2499046) writes | more than 2 years ago

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Qedward (2499046) writes "Virgin Media has amended a clause in the terms and conditions for users of its London Underground Wi-Fi service, which went live last week, in response to complaints from privacy campaigners.

Originally, the T&Cs stated that Virgin Media “may monitor email and internet communications, including without limitation, any content or material transmitted over the services”.

The suggestion that Virgin Media could be snooping on customers' communications raised the ire of MPs and privacy campaigners alike, with conservative MP Robert Halfon suggesting that “a surveillance society is being created on the Underground”..."

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