Web creator Tim Berners-Lee slams UK government's plans to break encryption

The creator of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee , has slammed the government’s plans to weaken encryption in the wake of the Westminster terror attack.

He warned that giving the intelligence agencies a key to unlock coded messages would have serious consequences.

“Now I know that if you’re trying to catch terrorists it’s really tempting to demand to be able to break all that encryption,” he told the BBC.

But if you break that encryption then guess what – so could other people – and guess what – they may end up getting

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