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White House mulls just banning strong end-to-end crypto. Plus: More bad stuff in infosec land

MrDamage

> " don't forget that Australia and the UK are already a few years ahead of the US in contemplating encryption bans or severe restrictions."

That's because our politicians were smart enough to realise "crackable by the good guys only" encryption was a pipe dream, and thus started looking at other measures, whereas the US insisted on following the pipe dream.

Doesn't excuse any of our politicians for being utter douche-flutes though.

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