A GOVERNMENT that can barely send an email has unveiled somewhat ambitious plans to rule the web with an iron fist.
Bolstered by successfully bungling an imaginary fuel crisis and impressively failing to deliver a hot snack reference, the coalition feels it is ready to exert total control over an enormously complicated and abstract network of lightning-fast electronic information.
Prime minister David Cameron, who still uses an AOL email account, said: “The internet is just a bunch of computers connected with wire, like a slightly more elaborate version of those baked-bean-can-and-string pretend telephones we used to make as kids.
“So spying on pretty much everything that happens on it will be a piece of piss.”
Civil rights campaigner Nikki Hollis said: “On the one hand, it’s deeply worrying that the government is seeking to create a surveillance culture that encompasses spying on all digital media.
“On the other, that same government would struggle to arrange a children’s party if provided with a clown, a bouncy castle, some children and an unlimited supply of jelly.
“So it’s hard to say whether we should be worried or mildly amused.”
Home Secretary Theresa May said: “I have a total understanding of the internet. I’ve actually got it on my computer.
“Well, not the actual one in my office, but the shared computer in the meeting room we use to play games at lunchtime.”
May further defended the plans by barking the new government slogan ‘Paedo 9/11′ in response to questions and has commissioned a children’s cartoon where ‘Blinky’ the security eye helps people find lost car keys in a bid to make it less terrifying,
May added: “It’s a well known fact that anybody planning to do something unspeakable, either with a bomb or their own penis, will chat about it at length with lots of other people using their own home computer and phone.