Geoff Hoon, former Labour MP for Ashfield.
To the best of ORG's knowledge, this MP has not yet been spoken to about the Digital Economy Bill.
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- 2008-10-17 - The Register - Hoon: Not building überdatabase would be terrorist licence to kill
- Author: Chris Williams
- Summary: Transport secretary Geoff Hoon said last night that if the government is not able to harvest details of all internet communications, society will have granted terrorists a licence to kill.
- 2008-10-17 - BBC - Hoon defends giant database plans
- Summary: Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon has said the government is prepared to go "quite a long way" with civil liberties to "stop terrorists killing people". He was responding to criticism of plans for a database of mobile and web records, saying it was needed because terrorists used such communications.