Australia's New Anti-Encryption Law is Extremely Unpopular

The Australian government has passed a law that forces tech companies to give law enforcement access to encrypted messages. The law is widely disliked by the technology industry, especially Apple who has been a long term proponent of privacy. The point is made that security experts believe so-called "backdoors" will allow the law enforcement to spy on normal people in addition to criminals. Designing a system in a way where there is a master key to decrypt everything (backdoor) may weaken the security of the system as a whole.

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