[Cryptography] Sadly predictable: Terrorism used as excuse to attack encryption

dan at geer.org dan at geer.org
Wed Dec 2 17:52:33 PST 2015


The Kafkaesque Sacrifice of Encryption Security in the Name of Security
Daniel Solove
Dec 2, 2015

Proponents for allowing government officials to have backdoors to
encrypted communications need to read Franz Kafka.  Nearly a century
ago, Kafka deftly captured the irony at the heart of their argument
in his short story, "The Burrow."

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