House of Lords
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer (Liberal Democrat)
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in planning the Interception Modernisation Programme, they have considered deep packet inspection equipment as a means of analysing people's internet communications in order to ascertain their identity in cases where it is not evident from the source and destination of data packets.
Lord West of Spithead (Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Security and Counter-terrorism), Home Office; Labour)
The Government's Interception Modernisation Programme is considering how deep packet inspection technologies might support the lawful interception of communications and separately the lawful acquisition of communications data.