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    Labour MPs have been whipped to vote for the phone-hacking costs amendment: theguardian.com/media/2016/nov…

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    Labour is also supporting the newest incarnation of the Snoopers' Charter: theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/o…

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    The cumulative effect is interesting and important about the Corbyn subtext.

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    Newspapers are to behave themselves. Well, they have clearly overstepped in the celebrity arena.

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    The Intelligence Services (who overstepped for 17 years) are to be exalted. Well, we face new threats.

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    But together you have a centralisation of power and information. Privacy is bounded by the wants of government.

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    Intentional or not, there's a strong feel of the traditional authority of Labour.

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