Jimmy Wales says the plan to track all text, internet, and email use is 'technologically incompetent' and his site will encrypt all British connections if implemented.

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This article titled “Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales attacks government's ‘snooper's charter'” was written by Alan Travis, home affairs editor, for The Guardian on Wednesday 5th September 2012 17.34 UTC

Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, has sharply criticised the government's “snooper's charter”, designed to track internet, text and email use of all British citizens, as “technologically incompetent”.

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