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Bertie Ahern’s policy on government surveillance

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Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Party’s support baseNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Bertie Ahern’s answer is based on the following data:

Party influence

Fianna Fáil Party Answer: No

Importance: Least Important

Reference: “The idea that someone or some organization is engaged in covertly monitoring the ombudsman is deeply unsettling and risks underm...” ‐fiannafail.ie

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Party’s support base

Fianna Fáil Party Voters’ Answer: No, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Importance: More Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 2,136 voters that identify as Fianna Fáil.

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