Securosis Blog | Proposed Internet Wiretapping Law Fundamentally Incompatible with Security

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To allow a communications service to decrypt messages, they will need an alternative decryption key (master key). This means that anyone with access to that key has access to the communications. No matter how well the system is architected, this provides a single point of security failure within organizations and companies that don’t have the best security track record to begin with. That’s not FUD — it’s hard technical reality.

I’m so angry all I can write is AAAAAAARRRGHHHHHH!

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