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Secret propaganda: British spies can manipulate polls

July 16, 2014

But the implications of secret propaganda mark a distinct turn in the conversation about mass government surveillance, noted Jeremy Malcolm, a senior global policy analyst at the liberty-minded Electronic Frontier Foundation.

"If people think they can't trust what's gone viral on YouTube, it actually starts to undermine our trust in the Internet as a platform," Malcolm said.

The United Kingdom is one of many nations who stand firm on the principle that the Internet is a community for all.

"If you're working behind the scenes to undermine that, then it really just wreaks of hypocrisy," Malcolm said.

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