Here We Go Again: Trump Administration Considers Outlawing Encryption (Techdirt)

Techdirt: Here We Go Again: Trump Administration Considers Outlawing Encryption. “Well, here we go again. According to Politico, on Wednesday, at Trump’s National Security Council meeting, a proposal was floated that the administration should back legislation that would outlaw encryption. Of course, that’s not how it’ll be framed should they actually decide to go down this path. Instead, they’ll be nonsense about ‘responsible encryption’ and ‘lawful access.’ But, make no mistake, what’s being proposed is outlawing encryption.”