Tag Archive: GCHQ

Ah, April Fool’s Day.  The day when you can’t believe anything you read on the internet. So I shouldn’t be worried about the news on the BBC , the Independent and Metro that the government is planning to allow the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) new powers to snoop into people’s online communications.

Right? RIGHT?

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Try going for a day without the internet. Try not being able to IM friends, post on Facebook, update your twitter, do  research for essays, search for a job, read this excellent blog, transfer money between bank accounts, get hold of vital government services, and more. Not easy, is it?

Yes, the internet is important to daily life. It’s also vital to our security. As Iran is currently finding out. Welcome Iran, to the world of cyberwarfare.

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