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Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors
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
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
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
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.