Jimmy Wales
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Communications Data Bill: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales

The Communications Data Bill was "absolutely incompetent" at the job it set out to do, and would be "easy to evade" Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said.

He told Jo Coburn that the government bill would not achieve its goals, and there was the risk of further crime by holding the digital records of millions of people in one place.

Watch the full debate with Michael Ellis MP and Jimmy Wales


More clips on our BBC website; 'like' us on Facebook page; follow us on Twitter or watch full programmes from the last seven days via BBC iPlayer

  • 11 Dec 2012
Go to next video: 'Law must keep up with modern technology'