This sounds similar as the earlier story about Australia. Yet in Australia they want to ban teaching about encryption. But in UK they want to ban using it. Actually this kind of legalization will only affect honest people. Making something illegal hasn't ever stopped it.
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"As part of an article for c't magazine, the heise Security team investigated WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption. The results show that WhatsApp might use TextSecure's exemplary encryption designed by Moxie Marlinspike, but implements it in such a fashion that is of little use in the real world."
If I'm not mistaken, you should be looking at RIPA, Section 49 .
I am Claire, just finished my second degree in Mathematics and going onto a Masters in Information Security (second Masters, third degree) in September.
Oh and guys, if you're following me in the hope of snagging a hot chick, forget it. I'm not interested.
- Royal Holloway College, University of LondonMSc Information Security, 2014 - present