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    I can't stop watching this. I keep waiting for one of them to mention tubes.

    The Andrew Marr Show @
    WhatsApp's 'end to end' encryption is "absolutely unacceptable...there should be no place for terrorists to hide" says @AmberRudd_MP #marr

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    Nick Harkaway

    "There are hamsters. They run in the little tubes and carry messages and we need cheese, or fruit, or whatever they eat..."

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    Nick Harkaway

    "So if you had access to their favourite foods, you could coax them to give up their messages."

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    Nick Harkaway

    "And what about those who say encryption is about mathematics, and to weaken it would be disastrous in a broad sense?"

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    Nick Harkaway

  2. I love the idea that they're actually advocating putting a back-door in maths.

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    Tom Coates

    "Our intelligence services sometimes need an extra prime around eleventy-three and it's scandalous that Big Maths won't allow it"

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    Tom Coates

    "Surely it's reasonable for us to put an extra untraceable variable in differential equations if it helps us fight terror?!"

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    Tom Coates