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How Australia’s backdoor proposal could threaten security for the rest of the world

Australia’s Prime Minister recently suggested a proposal that would allow access to information protected by encryption. Access Now’s US Policy Manager Amie Stepanovich tells why that’s a bad idea.

Source: How Australia’s backdoor proposal could threaten security for the rest of the world – TechRepublic

Australian PM Calls for End-to-End Encryption Ban, Says the Laws of Mathematics Don’t Apply Down Under

“The laws of mathematics are very commendable but the only law that applies in Australia is the law of Australia”, said Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today. He has been rightly mocked for this nonsense claim, that foreshadows moves to require online messaging providers to provide law enforcement with back door access to encrypted messages.

Source: Australian PM Calls for End-to-End Encryption Ban, Says the Laws of Mathematics Don’t Apply Down Under

Five Eyes Unlimited: What A Global Anti-Encryption Regime Could Look Like

Heads of the intelligence services of Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States – the “Five Eyes” alliance – met in Ottawa. The Australian delegation entered the meeting saying publicly that they intended to “thwart the encryption of terrorist messaging.”

Source: Five Eyes Unlimited: What A Global Anti-Encryption Regime Could Look Like | Electronic Frontier Foundation

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