Crypto experts slam government encryption backdoor demands

July 8, 2015

Via: itCurated

A GROUP OF CRYPTOGRAPHERS AND COMPUTER SCIENTISTS has blasted demands from US and British governments for backdoors to encryption systems, saying that it would cause a “major security risk”.

The report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab criticizes plans to allow law enforcement agencies unfettered access to encrypted data, following in the footsteps of Apple and Google.


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