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UK ministers to push anti-encryption laws after election

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

"Clearly the problem here is that the security services need much bigger haystacks..."

All the better to hide behind. Obviously they already are collecting so much data that it's only after the event when they have something specific to look for that they suddenly realise they have the data they need. If they have even more data, then they have an even better excuse for not doing anything except in hindsight.

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