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We must reject GCHQ’s newest “ghost” proposal for what it is: a mandated encryption backdoor that weakens the security properties of encrypted messaging systems and fundamentally compromises user trust. By EFF’s Nate Cardozo
Landau is trying to be both nice and say the crocodile clip method is not different than what she has consistently opposed. Encryption without ironclad sender/recipient authentication (introducing unauthorized endpoint access, necessarily unlimited by design) creates an even worse vulnerable architecture than the man in the middle method.
A response to Ian Levy and Crispin Robinson’s principles for debate on exceptional access and proposal for conducting such access.
Rather than continuing to politicize encryption, instead the lessons learned from the decades-long crypto policy debate should be used to inform the process of developing Exceptional Access
The security community should its time and talents making the digital world safer rather than demolishing what trust and security still remain in our technology, our devices, and our infrastructure.
Even if it could be built, “responsible” law enforcement access technology is not responsible at all.