Geoff Hoon

Geoff Hoon, former Labour MP for Ashfield.

Digital Economy Bill

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.