on “modern liberal democracies”

08:48 | 13-01-2015 | Politics, Privacy, Security | No Comments

он же, снова, под шумок:

If he wins the election, David Cameron said he would increase the authorities’ power to access both the details of communications and their content.

Mr Cameron said the recent attacks in Paris showed the need for such a move.

He was “comfortable” it was appropriate in a “modern liberal democracy”.


There should be no “means of communication” which “we cannot read”, he said.

о каких к черту атаках он говорит, когда сегодня любому доступно какое угодно сильное шифрование? иными словами, переписку действительных террористов они уж конечно не прочтут. а вот нашу с вами обычную — это всенепременно, с обязательной папочкой компромата затем на каждую и каждого.

исключительнейшая мразь. ну, да хоть ясно, против кого точно надо голосовать.

добавлено: ну да, само собой:

The Prime Minister said today that he would stop the use of methods of communication that cannot be read by the security services even if they have a warrant. But that could include popular chat and social apps that encrypt their data, such as WhatsApp.

Apple’s iMessage and FaceTime also encrypt their data, and could fall under the ban along with other encrypted chat apps like Telegram.


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