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"Understanding #encryption & the #aabil" for #dumbbastards like me
.#Encryption & #privacy are strongly & deeply connected.
"Privacy", as understood in AU, is an individual's #humanright to #privacy, as enshrined in legislation, created in the @Parliament's, both federal & states, to guarantee individuals their #HumanRight as detailed by the @UN & interpreted by our legislators & the courts
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The #aabill is incredibly short-sighted & luddite. Even if the AU Gov. can coerce tech companies to backdoor encrypted messaging platforms, nothing's going to stop people from resorting to using free & opensource #crypto software like @GnuPG! #auspol bit.ly/2QbxUor 1/
Popular #crypto software is trusted because it's been written & vetted by members of a decentralized #opensource community which you can't coerce. If you want to make it illegal to possess @GnuPG in Australia because you can't backdoor it, then you'll kill the IT industry. 2/
Software devs/engineers use #crypto daily to safeguard the apps & systems we code & run against malicious tampering. The #InfoSec community also needs to be confident it can discuss and coordinate responses to security vulnerabilities before they can be patched in private. 3/
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