UK Moves One Step Closer to Orwell’s 1984 Nightmare
‘In the United States, government officials responded to Apple and Droid’s new encryption services by throwing temper tantrums in speeches and making archaic arguments in court. In the United Kingdom, home of big brother and big brother to the U.S., they simply want to ban forms of communication they cannot intrude upon.
British Prime Minister David Cameron drew media attention this week when, in response to the Paris terrorist attacks, he said
“In our country, do we want to allow a means of communication between people which […] we cannot read?”’
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