Reply to post: Re: Really?

UK ministers to push anti-encryption laws after election

Paul 195

Re: Really?

Actually, the security services aren't particularly concerned about backdooring encryption. If they want to see the communications of someone they are interested in, they have plenty of ways of doing it through compromising a suspect's devices. It tends to be plod and the executive who are more concerned with being able to read anyone's messages, either before or after the fact of a crime. The security services are also charged with defending the country's cyber borders, and they know that weakening encryption will ultimately make this harder to do.

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