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GCHQ cyber-chief slams security outfits peddling 'medieval witchcraft'

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"Levy’s talk was interrupted by a rather irate conference attendee who accused the agency of setting up a system that could possibly be used for censorship, similar to the UK’s infamous anti-porn firewall."

Therein lies the rub - there almost certainly would be pressure for it to be compromised for such a purpose.

Theresa May is the latest of many in successive governments who appear to regard access to information to be their prerogative and not for lesser mortals.

With religious and nationalistic beliefs once again threatening to be the driving force in politics then it is a case of trading liberty for the poisoned apple promise of security.

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