Jim Killock - Open Rights Group
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These powers could be directed at companies like WhatsApp to limit their encryption. If the powers are exercised, this will be done in secret. The public has a right to know about government powers that could put their privacy and security at risk.feedback
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Quotes by Jim Killock
Apr 26 2017
The government failed to protect journalists when it passed the Investigatory Powers Act. Now, the Law Commission has proposed to send them to prison if they so much as handle official data. This comes at a time when we must be able to hold the government to account over its vast surveillance powers … Mass surveillance chills freedom of expression and undermines democracy.feedback
Apr 26 2017
Extensive surveillance powers are threatening investigative journalism and freedom of expression in the UK. In just four years, the UK has fallen 10 places in the World Press Freedom Index – a deeply worrying trend that needs to be addressed.feedback
Mar 05 2017
When MPs argue for back doors into encryption, they fail to see how vital encryption is for our everyday lives – whether for communicating, shopping or banking securely. The fact that MPs are increasingly using WhatsApp to communicate is rather ironic, given that they have just voted for a law that undermines the privacy of the UK population.feedback
Nov 04 2016
Politicians are relying on this to bring them to power, that makes it very hard for them to challenge these very intrusive profiling tools. What politician is going to constrain the thing that has brought them to political office?feedback
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