• Apple to Australia: “This is no time to weaken encryption”

    5 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Apple has filed its formal opposition to a new bill currently being proposed by the Australian government that critics say would weaken encryption.
    If it passes, the "Assistance and Access Bill 2018" would create a new type of warrant that would allow what governments often call "lawful access" to thwart encryption, something that the former Australian attorney general proposed last year .
    The California company said in a filing provided to reporters on Friday that the proposal was flawed.
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