Theresa May Wants To Deprive Extremists Of Safe Spaces Online

This kind of thing will do nothing to stop the terrorists, but will likely weaken the privacy and security of law abiding people. The technology already exists. What’s the saying, “genie bottle”, or “horse barn”, something something.

This reminds me of DRM, which usually doesn’t impact those who pirate at all, but causes immense amounts of problems for those who buy their media legally.

Any type of measures taken to weaken encryption, or provide backdoors, will leave everyone except the intended targets vulnerable.