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Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors

by Jeff Stone • 6 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.

Justice Department waves legislative stick at tech sector over encryption

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

It's the first time the Trump administration has suggested it might try to impose a legislative solution to the problem law enforcement faces of increased use of end-to-end encryption.

Trump's CIA nominee offers no opinion on encryption at nomination hearing

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The potential next director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, said he was still working to understand encryption at his confirmation hearing.

Congressional report: We shouldn't bother with encryption backdoors

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

An end-of-year report lauds strong encryption while acknowledging the challenges it brings police and intelligence. But we're about to have a new congress and president, so the real impact here is for anyone to guess.

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