Reply to post: Re: Encryption is not made "illegal"

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Dan 55 Silver badge

Re: Encryption is not made "illegal"

If I understand it correctly, any developer who offers an encrypted app or service and is served a notice has 24 hours to decrypt the data they have on someone and hand it over or they are breaking the law.

This is does not allow for e2e encryption. Despite MPs saying it wasn't banned, it was banned.

Has their braindead legislation just made hashed and salted passwords illegal?

Maybe the future for apps is a plugin architecture and open source e2e plugins on github, similar to PGP encrypting email messages despite SMTP knowing nothing about how that's done.

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