Definitions

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  • n. A large or composite database.

Etymologies

super- +‎ database (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But the report is silent on proposals from Jacqui Smith, the home secretary, for a "superdatabase" tracking everybody's emails, calls, texts and internet use and from Jack Straw, the justice secretary, to lower barriers on the widespread sharing of personal data across the public sector.

    Boing Boing

  • The government has unveiled plans for a private company to run a "superdatabase" that will track all our emails, calls, texts, internet use and so on.

    "cc all your emails to Jacqui Smith" Day

  • "... the report is silent on proposals from Jacqui Smith, the home secretary, for a" superdatabase "tracking everybody's emails, calls, texts and internet use, and from Jack Straw, the justice secretary, to lower barriers on the widespread sharing of personal data across the public sector."

    Wonderland

  • "superdatabase" tracking everybody's emails, calls, texts and internet use and from Jack Straw, the justice secretary, to lower barriers on the widespread sharing of personal data across the public sector.

    The Guardian World News

  • But in his strongest criticism yet of the superdatabase, Sir Ken Macdonald, the former director of public prosecutions, who has firsthand experience of working with intelligence and law enforcement agencies, told the Guardian such assurances would prove worthless in the long run and warned it would prove a "hellhouse" of personal private information.

    cryptogon.com

  • External estimates of the cost of the superdatabase have been put as high as £12bn, twice the cost of the ID cards scheme, and the consultation paper, to be published towards the end of next month, will include an option of putting it into the hands of the private sector in an effort to cut costs.

    RINF Alternative News Media: Daily Breaking News

  • The Home Office's interception modernisation programme, which is working on the superdatabase proposal, argues that it is no longer good enough for communications companies to be left to retrieve such data when requested by the police and intelligence services.

    RINF Alternative News Media: Daily Breaking News

  • The home secretary postponed the introduction of legislation to set up the superdatabase in October and instead said she would publish a consultation paper in the new year setting out the proposal and the safeguards needed to protect civil liberties.

    RINF Alternative News Media: Daily Breaking News

  • Do you want another arrogant New Labour shambles, with ID cards, the ISA, their superdatabase by the back door, tacit support of police brutality against protest and dissent (particularly against climate dissent), and of course their UK Border Agency goons, brutalising asylum seekers and locking up their children?

    Cosmodaddy

  • a superdatabase, it's good to see MPs standing up for our civil liberties.

    Technology Reviews, News

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