Australian bill must tech force data to decrypt

Australian bill must tech force data to decrypt

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A proposed law in Australia will need tech to force encrypted information of terrorismeverdachten to decrypt.

That, reports The Guardian.

The act would give internet companies the same way obliging as telecommunications providers, to police, to help in research. The police would be a valid subpoena need to data to get.

Tech can to certain encrypted material does not provide access, because only users have the keys for. It is unclear if Australia will demand that tech this user themselves, to ensure access to the data.

“I’m not cryptograaf,” said prime minister Malcolm Turnbull. “We want this law to ensure that tech to help us. They should take the responsibility. They can not just say that they have nothing to do with it.”

‘No back door’

Turnbull says that the law is not there to ensure that there are back doors in software to be built, as a way to gain access to messages.

The bill will be in november at the Australian parliament were presented.

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