Australia has passed a new law that would give law enforcement the power to compel tech companies to help them thwart encryption by breaking or inserting backdoors in the data scrambling technology. The bill was hotly debated, with advocates saying it is needed for law enforcement and national security and detractors saying it will create dangerous security loopholes for users. It is an important...
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“I’m just putting my face on!” yelled the voice around the corner. Bari Weiss—former New York Times Op-Ed staff editor and writer and current founder of the controversy-courting new media company The Free Press—came streaming into her living room, hair wet, dressed all in black. She greeted me and two of her employees before beelining over to her nearly 5-month-old...
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