Obviously we would all like the transport systems to work more efficiently, be safer, cleaner and cheaper, however if TfL required this information on passenger travel, why was it necessary to be secretive about it, and initiate a surveillance by stealth of its passengers?
This is just another example of an organisation following the government’s lead with regard to our privacy and rights, and riding roughshod over them.
Explaining that all data will be anonymous is not good enough, they should have said something long before their planned exploitation, and not withstanding their protestations, this will not be a one off, and I do not trust them to make the data anonymous if pressurised by government in the light of necessity to fight terrorism or some such other reason (that’s if they even bother to give a reason). Dave McFarlane, Community Journalist
If you used the tube this morning, it’s highly likely that TfL used your Wi-Fi connection to find out information about your journey. The data collection initia