Mar 102015
 
 March 10, 2015  Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

Dave Neal reports:

A study in the UK Parliament looking into whether David Cameron’s plans to ban encryption are sound has found that they are not.

The study was carried out by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, and looked into how the darknet, or Tor, and online anonymity is being used.

The Darknet and Online Anonymity report (PDF) explained that it is used by parties including criminals, whistleblowers and journalists, and looked at how to tackle its bad use while still preserving anonymity at a time when people want it most.

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