Tuesday, June 13, 2017

George Brandis’s salvo in cryptowars could blow a hole in architecture of the internet

In 1993 the US president Bill Clinton’s administration introduced the “Clipper chip” into America’s digital and consumer electronics. It was one of the earliest attempts to enforce a backdoor into digital products, and the first in what is known as the cryptowars, when the US government fought to control and regulate strong encryption.

June 13, 2017 at 06:51AM

from Anti-Corruption Digest