US government becomes the latest to demand 'back doors' in encrypted communications

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US joins UK government in attacking encryption

The US government has become the latest to demand 'back doors' into encrypted communication systems. Reuters reports that US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein visited the UK this week to ta...

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