The web inventor joined with over 100 activists and groups to call for an end to the hypocrisy of the US and UK ruling bodies.

This article titled “Tim Berners-Lee leads call for more transparency over mass surveillance” was written by Alex Hern, for theguardian.com on Thursday 19th December 2013 00.01 UTC

The inventor of the web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has collaborated with more than 100 free speech groups and leading activists in an open letter to protest against the routine interception of data by governments around the world.

In the letter to the Open Government Partnership, the group condemns the hypocrisy of member nations in signing up to an organisation which aims to preserve freedom while at the same time running one of the largest surveillance networks the world has ever seen.

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