Reply to post: Re: We've been down this road before.

MI5 gros fromage: Nah, US won't go Huawei from dear old Blighty over 5G, no matter what we do

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Re: We've been down this road before.

"End-to-end encryption is the only effective defence against foreign snooping."

End-to-end encryption will protect you from casual snooping - determined attackers with sufficient resources and the ability to influence vendors code makes it unlikely to be an effective defence against US based snooping.

If you are based in China, Russia, a number of middle eastern countries or other countries that engage is state level Internet monitoring, end-to-end encryption suffers similar issues - most notably it is unlikely to be end-to-end.

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