It is well-documented that governments use information to blackmail and control people.
The Express reported last month:
British security services infiltrated and funded the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange in a covert operation to identify and possibly blackmail establishment figures, a Home Office whistleblower alleges.
Whistleblower Mr X, whose identity we have agreed to protect, became a very senior figure in local government before retiring a few years ago.
He has given a formal statement to that effect to detectives from Operation Fernbridge ….
"And he said [the pedophile group] was being funded at the request of Special Branch which found it politically useful to identify people who were paedophiles…."