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Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.

FBI director: Without compromise on encryption, legislation may be the 'remedy'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that unless the U.S. government and private industry are able to come to a compromise on the issue of strong encryption and backdoors, legislation may be how the debate is ultimately decided.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to bring back bill that bans strong encryption

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Feinstein's Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016 was never formally introduced in a previous go-around.

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