Why The Government Shouldn’t Break WhatsApp

A good synopsis of the argument against adding backdoors to encryption in messaging applications. The following is an affiliate advertisement: Encryption by Richard McLeishIt was just another day at the office, or so Jim Hanson thought—until he picked up a lost flash drive that would change everything. Suddenly, Jim and his family—including his computer engineer…

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Canada’s encryption debate

Canada still imposes restrictions on encryption. Who knew? Today I happen to read something that Michael Geist had written about Canada’s state of encryption laws and I was floored. In it he referenced this article which discussed the Government of Canada’s new public consultation on encryption laws. From the article: Encryption controls have been a…

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