"There’s Now an Even Worse Anti-Encryption Bill Than EARN IT"

Get your IT business out of the US. This needs to have an impact on the economy.

How long can a business run from country to country? At this rate, soon there will be no place to land. Big businesses will comply and take the easy route. For profits.

@lohang It's true, a lot of places are passing bad laws around IT. Even the EU has incompetent politicians pushing for upload filters and all that jazz. But we also have the GDPR here, we seem to value privacy, so I feel like there's more hope here.

@Gargron but that doesn't change the fact that this bill addresses U.S. users. If your MAU exceed 1M it means you'll have to comply.

@Gargron @lohang Also I'm not seeing anything worrying that way in New Zealand.

But we are in the Five Eyes who have been advocating these poor policies...


I'd like to point out that this is the Republican Party doing this shit.

U.S. based people can help get them out of office.

@Gargron Of course Mr. brown noser from Arkansas did it.

I had the misfortune of being in the same room as him once and he said a lot of things but meant nothing.


Its strange to me that they would have this delimiter.

"The bill’s wording is unambiguous: providers, across the spectrum of devices and information services, must design in the ability to decrypt data and provide it in intelligible form. That applies to providers that have more than a million U.S. users."

@Gargron this is made to corporately shakedown trade secrets.

The corporate way usurps democracy by trying to make a menace of the commoner..


(Edit: I remember someone in the street in Austin talking about encryption on Facebook and a quick Google search confirms it.. They might be enough to get encryption banned on their own selves.)

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