CCDP (Was: April fools joke?)

Alec Muffett alec.muffett at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 09:54:10 CDT 2012


On 1 Apr 2012, at 15:30, Justin Wilson wrote:
> 	I hate April 1 on the Web. You are right you never can tell.  I would be
> appalled if someone as respectable as the BBC stoops to downright dumb
> pranks.

It is true.  

It's called the Communications Capabilities Development Programme (CCDP) and is comprehensively discussed at the OpenRightsGroup* wiki:

  http://wiki.openrightsgroup.org/wiki/Communications_Capabilities_Development_Programme

...and somewhat less comprehensively at:

  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communications_Capabilities_Development_Programme

See also ZDNet from February, in case you think it's still an April 1st joke:

  http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/security-threats/2012/02/20/isps-kept-in-dark-about-uks-plans-to-intercept-twitter-40095083/


	- alec


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* disclosure: I help out with ORG in an unpaid capacity




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