Thursday 17 March 2016

Encryption - The British Have Already Been Stripped Of Their Ancient Rights............From Daniel Thomas

As the debate about encryption and giving the FBI a backdoor key to access people's private information, the American people need to divert attention from their domestic issues and look at the demise of individual liberty across the pond in Great Britain.

The debate centres around the Constitution of the United States of America and the inalienable rights codified therein, particularly those of the first ten amendments, better known as the Bill of Rights.

The inspiration behind this document and it's foundation are it's ancient British counterparts, the Magna Carta dated 1215, the Petition of Rights of 1628, the Habeus Corpus Act of 1679 and the Bill of Rights from 1689.

Americans please note well. Without a written constitution to keep malignant politicians in check, these ancient freedoms and rights have gradually been eroded away in the name of security and the collective good.

Everyone in their right mind wants to see the terrorists defeated and the threat of terrorism removed from the land but can the FBI be trusted not to extend their brief to include perceived enemies of the state or those who disagree with the government?

Read the article here

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