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What do UK and Iran have in common? Both want to outlaw encrypted apps

Robert Helpmann?? Silver badge
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Re: Am I a wrung'en?

...they know absolutely nothing about the internet and computers.

<TINFOIL>These sorts of pronouncements strike me as serving the function of smoke screen. That is to say that while various pols are going on about the terrible thing that is widespread use of encryption, there are any number of people working in the back room to break it. Once it has been broken, I would not expect the wailing and gnashing of teeth over enhanced security to stop. I would expect our officials to continue to complain that it gets in the way of doing their jobs protecting the people while they proceed merrily on their way with access to whatever they want.</TINFOIL>

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