engine - 3:13 pm on Oct 25, 2012 (gmt 0)
LOL, another 'official' out of their depth.
Either that, or the comments are taken out of context.
A senior government official has sparked anger by advising internet users to give fake details to websites to protect their security.
Andy Smith, an internet security chief at the Cabinet Office, said people should only give accurate details to trusted sites such as government ones.
He said names and addresses posted on social networking sites "can be used against you" by criminals.
His advice was described by Labour MP Helen Goodman as "totally outrageous".
Ms Goodman, shadow culture minister, told BBC News: "This is the kind of behaviour that, in the end, promotes crime.
UK Goverment Official Says Use Fake Details To Protect Identity [bbc.co.uk]