Reply to post: So there's no intention to weaken encryption or provide back doors

'Govt will not pass laws to ban encryption' – Baroness Shields

Crisp Silver badge

So there's no intention to weaken encryption or provide back doors

Except that Baroness Shields says in the next breath "that companies that provide end-to-end encrypted applications [...] must be subject to decryption and that information handed over to law enforcement "in extremis"." blatantly contradicting herself.

The trouble is, any mechanism that enables the government to ask for decryption "in extremis" means that there's a mechanism there to be exploited by other people that might want to see my data.

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