They did so recently by telling the tech industry things like, “end-to-end encryption should be rare” and “privacy is not absolute.”
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John Bennett, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s San Francisco office, told Forbes, “We heart Apple. They train our cops.”
By “evil genius stuff” he of course refers to mathematics. That’s what encryption is, just a bunch of fancy math.
The proposed law, which would force companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook to build backdoors into their encrypted platforms, betrays the Australian government’s baffling lack of understanding.
At its World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) this year, Apple announced that all apps on its platform must support App Transport Security (ATS). The company told developers on Friday, however, that it is extending that deadline.