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New UK Home Sec invokes infosec nerd rage by calling for an end to end-to-end encryption

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The Kim Darroch affair proved conclusively that this administration can't even keep its own internal secret communications out of the newspapers. Whether the leakage route be politicians grinding axes, crooked employees or coppers with dubious connections to the tabloids, I can't see why anyone with any sense would trust sensitive information to any arm of the British state.

Given that end-to-end encryption isn't going to go away for those determined enough to set it up, I guess we'll see something like the password reveal law to catch those who don't roll over and accept backdoored apps, and those who really don't want their business pried into will be finding other jurisdictions.

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