I just wrote a summary about the new bill regarding the data retention and surveillance (a.k.a. Snoopers’ Charter) in Great Britain. This is one of the most strict in Europe. Once you delve deeper into the subject you will be glad to live in Germany (or not…).
Disclaimer: At the moment I am working at ZenMate. That is why the article is tailored to that. Of course I stand by this statements.