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Yes, sir. It's -- I hope you don't mind we observing, but I think one of the dilemmas that your witnesses have is they have a different view of what is private and what is public, and that's partly because of the sort of disruptive power of the Internet. We have a generation below me that -- their digital footprint has been sort of left for eternity now in a way that no other generation has had to contend with, and so we're going to be wrestling with these notions of privacy for years to come and there isn't really a body -- a go-to organisation that is advising Parliament on public opinion on this and changing opinions, and it strikes me that any future-proofing might -- of reform might want to explore this route.

I'm not saying give more powers to these commissioners; I'm just saying make them more coherent.

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