Online Safety Bill must not weaken encryption, experts tell Sunak

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Online Safety Bill must not weaken encryption, experts tell Sunak
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Online Safety Bill must not weaken encryption, experts tell Sunak

Encryption is critical to building economic security through a pro-business UK economy, they argue

In an open letter to UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, several security experts and human rights groups have expressed their worries about the danger that the UK's Online Safety Bill presents to end-t...

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