The companies are on solid ground over encryption; their footing is less sure, however, when it comes to pro-terror material on the net.
Posts Tagged: Terrorism
Ed Barker: Don’t glamourise these killers by calling them terrorists. Treat them like the criminals they are.
People that stab policeman and run over innocent civilians are murderous thugs – and that’s the end of it.
“You can’t have a situation where warranted information is needed, perhaps to stop an attack like the one last week, and it can’t be accessed.”
Khalid Masood, who murdered PC Keith Palmer, turns out to be one – and was originally called Adrian Elms.
Politicians like Geert Wilders who want to ban the Quran and who treat all Muslims as “the enemy within” are doing ISIS’s work for them.
Plus: Dealing with news of terror attacks as a radio host. Was it really necessary to send Steve Uncles to prison. And: Jacqui Smith and Sky – its goodbye from me and its goodbye from her.
We saw yesterday that terrorism takes the lives of the innocent, but strengthens the resolve of the survivors to carry on as before.
“Yesterday an act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy”. May’s statement to the House: full text
The Prime Minister gives special thanks to PC Keith Palmer, “every inch a hero”, who gave his life defending Parliament.
The authorities are trying to establish whether the attacker was working alone or with accomplices.
Garvan Walshe: McGuinness – a planner and executor, we should remember today, of attacks on our democracy
Every such criminal claims to have been “driven” to violence. Their excuses must not be indulged.
She delivered her statement in Downing Street.
Parliament is “a target for those who reject democratic values”. May’s statement on the Westminster attack. Full text.
Theresa May paid tribute to the bravery of police and other emergency services.
Tobias Ellwood, who battled today to save the life of a police officer – and whose life is tragically intertwined with terror
He tried to give a dying policeman mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and to stem blood loss by applying pressure to the wounds.
The view from the Commons press gallery of the moments after the attack.
At least one person dead; several injured. Commons in lockdown; Scottish Parliament eventually suspends sitting; Tobias Ellwood “battled to save life of stabbed officer”.