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UK's new Snoopers' Charter just passed an encryption backdoor law

1 comments, 301 views, posted 8:00 pm 04/12/2016 in Geek by REALITY
REALITY has 11363 posts, 4593 threads, 1704 points
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...by the backdoor

Among the many unpleasant things in the Investigatory Powers Act that was officially signed into law this week, one that has not gained as much attention is the apparent ability for the UK government to undermine encryption and demand surveillance backdoors.


theregister.co.uk

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7:15 pm 05/12/2016

Flee

Quote by REALITY:
and demand surveillance backdoors.


they can demand all they want. Encryption is pointless if there is a backdoor and knowing politicians the password will end up being "12345678"

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