Is It Time to Ban End-To-End Encryption?
The National Interest -

Roslyn Layton

Politics, Americas

Bad for privacy, but good for catching the bad guys.

Recently some of my AEI colleagues argued that “strong encryption is crucial to both Americans’ personal security and US national security.” They critiqued the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) renewed push for lawful access to encrypted products and services. But a closer look shows that so-called 256-bit “strong” encryption, while valuable and important in certain cases, plays a minor role in cybersecurity....

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