Is Britain turning into a police state? You know, a little like San Francisco.
Both places seem to have influential factions--in Britain's case, politicians seeking votes; in San Francisco's case, the people who run the trains--that wish to monitor and control the means of communication in slightly Mubarakian ways.
You might remember that the Brits, after last week's riots, were overcome with the urge to monitor BlackBerry's Messenger service, as well as every other imaginable social-networking system.
Well, now they've gone and arrested someone for allegedly trying to organize a water fight.
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