UK police commissioner blames encryption for their failure to stop terrorists

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Encryption is a fact, you can force certain companies not to use it in certain ways but you can’t stop the fact of it from being used open-source by anyone who wants to. Ban what you like a terrorist can still encrypt things themselves, you can only make it less convenient not less possible.


Well, ain’t nothing they can do about it. The details of practically unbreakable encryption is available in any CompSci textbook. Unless the government plans to ban compilers, there ain’t nothing they can do.


“The world is changing and I don’t like it!” says old person half a century after the world changed.


I agree, MPs hiding their corruption in the Tory Whatsapp group is a problem…


Knew this day was coming, they’re going to try and ban public use on vpns etc.