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End to End Encryption

Encryption is in the news again. The UK Home Secretary expressed her frustration over encryption and in particular End To End encryption when it was revealed the man who carried out the terror attack at Westminster last used WhatsApp. 

Encryption is a dual use technology and it is the best tool we have today to keep what is private private. 

I wrote about this over a year ago here. I am still optimistic that one day we will figure out how to both have privacy and also not provide a hide out to those who intend to do harm. 

As it stands today weakening encryption means weakening for both the good guys but also for the bad guys.

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