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Terror law expert to Why backdoors when there's so much other data to slurp?

tiggity Silver badge


Still another one who wants the censorship route - implying big companies should do more to vet material.

That is always a slippery slope.

In recent history, I was filmed by state actors for anti apartheid demonstrations (protesting against the (then white) South Africa government & their vile treatment of majority black population).

Fast forward many years and Mandela is generally praised by those in power as a (dead) saint (rather than the dangerous terrorist he was painted as by many in power and the media not that long ago

If, back in apartheid era, social media had existed, then doubtless govt would have wanted to prevent positive coverage of Mandela, Biko etc. reaching people in the UK

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