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The Second “Crypto War” and the Future of the Internet
The first crypto war was fought in the early 1990s. Back then, the U.S. authorities was afraid that the bad guys would get their hands on cryptography that would prevent the authorities from getting their hand on the data. That's why we saw 40-bit encryption for browsers outside outside of the U.S.A. Well, it never stopped bad guys from getting their hand on strong cryptography.

Now it's time for round two.
cryptography  browsers  internet  security  encryption  privacy  bigbrother 
january 2015 by Frontrunner
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