Theresa May is planning a huge change to the way the internet works that would make life easier for terrorists, a campaign group has claimed.
The prime minister’s proposal to regulate the internet and encryption – weakening security for everyone so that messages can be read by intelligence agencies – is a “very risky approach” that will put more people in danger, according to the Open Rights Group.
Ms May has continually said that she will look for more controls and regulation on the ways the internet works, and the Conservative manifesto lays out a number of ways that the party will look to close down how the internet works if it is elected. She reiterated those plans in stronger terms than ever after the London Bridge attack over the weekend.
Police deploy at scene of a reported explosion during a concert in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017. British police …
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