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The Web is not important, he claims

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We were unhappy enough news bunnies to wake up early last Saturday morning and hear a debate about The Web. The debate, onBBC Radio Four was about whether names should or should not be posted on the WWW. And to that end they wheeled in one Mr Richard Hutchinson, a journalist on Janes, and also a member of the D-Notice Committee. As a member of the standing committee, Hutchinson said he advised the spooks that it was not very important if such information was placed on the World Wide Web. How we laughed. How much money, for example, has the BBC itself spent on this medium, never mind tabloids like the Sun, the famous Grauniad and the rest? Turn your browser to Need to Know, which seems to have the whole spy story, without needing to compromise any wannabe journalists. So it turns out the whole paper chase was a complete waste of UK taxpayers' money. Questions should be asked in one or other of the parliaments… Incidentally, the D-Notice Committee, said Hutchinson, was now called the DA Notice Committee, the additional "A" standing for advisory ...which is why we haven't received our copy yet. (Story: We demand our D Notice from MI6

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