‘British government wants tech to require encryption to crack’

‘British government wants tech to require encryption to crack’

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The British government will next month tech require encryption to crack when prompted.

That, the British newspaper The Sun, on the basis of an anonymous minister that they have spoken. “We’re going to this as soon as possible after the elections, if we again come to power. The dreigingsniveaus clearly shows that there is no time to lose,” said the minister. “The social media companies have too long been laughed at.”

All of the tech with more than 10,000 users would be covered by the rules, and their technologies accordingly.

New rules

The rules are probably part of a first version of the Technical Capability Notice. In that document recommends the government to back doors in encryption. In addition, providers and tech real-time content to hand over if requested.

Privacygroepen said Wednesday that the removal of encryption “terrible consequences”. Hackers would any back doors to use to break in and communication between users to read.

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