Government's collection of energy use data makes private business state informants, ORG

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ORG warns against the government's intent to collect energy use data. Image via iStock.
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ORG warns against the government's intent to collect energy use data. Image via iStock.

The government says it needs the data to manage EPG scheme and to check for fraud, but the Open Rights Group says this bodes ill for the upcoming Data Protection and Digital Information Bill

The UK government's plan to collect consumer data on energy consumption would not be limited to energy companies and may eventually include other private organisations effectively making them gover...

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