Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

In the simplest terms, encryption is a method of protecting information, the primary way to keep digital communications safe. Every email you write, every keyword you type into a search box " every embarrassing thing you do online " is transmitted across an increasingly hostile internet. Earlier this month the US, alongside the UK and Australia, called on Facebook to create a "backdoor", or fatal flaw, into its encrypted messaging apps, which would allow anyone with the key to that backdoor unlimited access to private communications. So far, Facebook has resisted this.

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Anyone who thinks that anything on web is private is a fool.

#1 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-10-16 07:10 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

In related news, "BOAZ discovers the Internet but can't understand how folks can read his private thoughts".

#2 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-10-16 09:30 AM | Reply

Oh and keep running Windows like a chootya....LOL

#3 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-10-16 09:31 AM | Reply

Conservatives say "if you have nothing to hide....."

#4 | Posted by fresno500 at 2019-10-16 12:26 PM | Reply

They don't need to read it. They just need to know you are using it.

#5 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-10-16 05:10 PM | Reply

Conservatives say "if you have nothing to hide....."

... chew with your mouth open...

#6 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-10-17 01:45 AM | Reply

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