Reply to post: Re: Governments don't like to think of themselves as repressive

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

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Re: Governments don't like to think of themselves as repressive

That does happen now and again though - Germany 1933 for instance...

...and worth pointing out that one of the first things they did was to get rid of the independent judiciary.

A little off topic, but remind me again which national newspaper in recent years branded judges as "enemies of the people"? Was it the same national newspaper that ran with another famous headline in the 1930s, "hurrah for the blackshirts"? Just goes to show you that there will always be a certain kind of person around...

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