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World Wide Web inventor says governments should not break encryption
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World Wide Web inventor says governments should not break encryption 

The 61-year-old Berners-Lee is this year’s recipient of the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award. The prestigious award named in honour of British mathematician Alan Mathison Turing, who was instrumental in British code-breaking work during World War II, is considered the computing world’s Nobel Prize.

“People in the same family who live in different cities need to be able to communicate privately without it being intercepted. Really, it is a human right. You can’t mess with human rights like that without massive unexpected and very disastrous consequences,” according to Berners-Lee. 

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