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Submission + - Requiring backdoors to enable surveillance on all sorts of systems (techdirt.com)

Presto Vivace writes: "How The FBI's Desire To Wiretap Every New Technology Makes Us Less Safe

But they're forgetting something: the FBI isn't necessarily the only one who will get access to those backdoors. In fact, by requiring backdoors to enable surveillance on all sorts of systems, the FBI is almost guaranteeing that the bad guys will use those backdoors for their own nefarious purposes. It's not security, it's anti-security.

I often think that lack of privacy is itself a security vultnerability."

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Requiring backdoors to enable surveillance on all sorts of systems

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Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?

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