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Crypto-gurus: Which idiots told the FBI that Feds-only backdoors in encryption are possible?

martinusher Silver badge

Straightforward Enough

All this article is telling you is that when the money wants something there's always going to be a ready supply of toadies who are prepared to tell them 'yes'. Especially if, like encryption, its going to be someone else's problem to deliver. You don't need to be a heavyweight mathematician to know that there is no such thing as a backdoor to an encryption algorithm; any attempt to put one in is just going to be an elaborate bypass mechanism, one that's bound to be found sooner or later.

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