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Terror law expert to Why backdoors when there's so much other data to slurp?


Re: Knows His Stuff

Exactly: The scary thing is the constant, realtime collection of every single thing you do, everything you say, and every place you go. History is replete with examples of abusive surveillance systems. Those that argue it won't happen "this time" are being disingenuous.

Either way, they don't need to crack encryption to do that.

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