The rationale behind the proposed data base of mobile phone holders becomes even less credible after a few minutes internet searching on mobile phone security and encryption
One product claims to certified and licensed by the Israeli Ministry Of Defence and boast features so powerful that it is running on cell phones are in daily use by government leaders, international business executives, intelligence officers and law enforcement agencies around the world.
The system is just one of dozens on the internet that offers a fast, safe and economical way to keep your sensitive cellular conversations and text messages secure from eavesdropping. It apparently utilizes a dual layered combination of unbreakable encryption algorithms at a military level with encryption keys automatically generated by your phone, without any external server.
The price of £495.00 might put off the ordinary man in the street ringing his missus to let her know he’ll be late home for dinner but I would have thought it would be peanuts to an international terrorist organisation? So why do the British Government want to have a data base of mobile phone owners? My Children change their phone about as often as they change their socks, just imagine the massive job updating 72 Million records. It seems to me to be another information disaster just waiting to happen!