Supporters of civil liberties want terrorists to murder thousands
Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon has accused critics of plans for a database of mobile and web records as “giving a licence to terrorists to kill”.
In exchanges on BBC One’s Question Time he also said he was prepared to go “quite a long way” in undermining civil liberties to stop people being killed.
“If they are going to use the internet to communicate with each other and we don’t have the power to deal with that, then you are giving a licence to terrorists to kill people.”
He added: “The biggest civil liberty of all is not to be killed by a terrorist.”…
Geoff Loon is Secretary of Waits for Overcrowded Trains.