The UK Government believes that British people should sacrifice protection against internet scammers, spammers and thieves in the name of being able to scan people's messages looking for child porn.
Perhaps a little like unacceptably asking people
not to use door locks so that the police can always drop in to people's homes to check for child abuse.
Now it seems that the government is going to extremes to forward their beliefs by setting up a fake campaign website to pretend that people are
calling for the removal of their basic internet security of end to end encryption used in several messaging apps.
Rollin Stone magazine has revealed:
The Home Office has hired the M&C Saatchi advertising
agency -- a spin-off of Saatchi and Saatchi, which made the Labour Isn't Working election posters, among the most famous in UK political history -- to plan the campaign, using public funds.
A Home Office spokesperson said in a
We have engaged M&C Saatchi to bring together the many organisations who share our concerns about the impact end-to-end encryption would have on our ability to keep children safe/
In response to a Freedom of Information request about an upcoming ad campaign directed at Facebook's end-to-end encryption proposal, The Home Office disclosed that, Under current plans, £534,000 is allocated for this campaign.
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18th January 2022. See
article from alecmuffett.com by Alec Muffett