The EARN It Act currently being debated in the US Senate promises to combat the scourge of online child sex abuse materials. But is it really just a thinly-veiled attack by government on privacy and end-to-end encryption?
Most privacy experts believe the second possibility is the true intent of the proposed piece of legislation. The true purpose of the EARN It Act is an attack by the U.S. government on the privacy of all its citizens and residents. In short, the The EARN It Act will make governmental spying legal, easier, and even more pervasive. The government will know more about you and your actions than ever before.
You can read more in an article by Lisa Vaas in the Naked Security website at: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2020/07/08/kinda-sorta-weakened-version-of-earn-it-act-creeps-closer/.
Categories: Online Privacy & Security