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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