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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

The Trump Administration Wants to be Able to Break Into Your Encrypted Data. Here’s What You Need to Know.

“In a speech last week, Attorney-General William Barr began again to push for a law that would oblige U.S. businesses to decrypt people’s data if the government told them to. This is far from the first time that U.S. law enforcement officials have demanded such a law.

“What’s different now is that the U.S. initiative is just one initiative among many: Other governments also are pressing for similar authorities. Why is this happening now, and why so many countries? Here’s what these initiatives have in common, and how they differ in critical ways.”

You can read the full story in an article by Tim Maurer and Garrett Hinck in the Washington Post at:

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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