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Senator Wyden recalls SOPA fight in bid to defeat encryption-weakening efforts

cbars

They can't stop a good implementation from working (let's not argue about what constitutes a good implementation), but they can force companies to use poor implementations

They can force you to divulge your private key (c.f. UK)

They can force companies to do the same

And if that's the case, come on, a firmware update at the end of the factory line wouldn't be hard to legislate

Or at least, that is what I see happening right now. I don't give two shits if you, personally, can encrypt your email to your mates; the LEGALISED widespread eavesdropping on the general public is the danger, and that most definitely must be fought against.

I'm genuinely surprised. Hello Wyden, you have my attention. Now, where can I get one of these for Parliment?

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