Online Safety Bill and encryption

19/07/2021 | Open Rights Group

It should come as no surprise that the Online Safety Bill will have serious implications for encrypted communications. This is because the only way service providers can scan the contents of your private messages for "illegal" and "legal but harmful" content will be to break end-to-end encryption. By its very nature, this is an intended feature, not an oversight. 

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