Apr 192016
 
 April 19, 2016  Surveillance, U.S.

Demonstrating once again that they simply just don’t get it, the NYPD is now officially calling for legislation mandating backdoors in commercial encryption.

Read more about their #UnlockJustice campaign on Daily Dot.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

  One Response to “NYPD joins push for backdoors in commercial encryption”

  1. Ignorant Anti-Encryption Law Enforcement Groups (NYPD) Made A Logo And A Hashtag… And It All Backfired:

    “Suddenly we discovered that not only was Manhattan District Attorney — and proudly technologically ignorant — Cyrus Vance continuing to push his dangerous anti-encryption views, but he had somehow created a hashtag and a logo for it (I’ve sent in a FOIA request to see how much tax payer dollars were spent on the logo, though I doubt I’ll get a response). Vance held quite the grandstanding press conference over this, in which he repeated the same misleading claims as in the past about how horrible encryption is, and then trotted out some sob stories of cases where law enforcement failed to do their job, and then blamed it on encryption.”

    https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160418/23480834204/ignorant-anti-encryption-law-enforcement-groups-made-logo-hashtag-it-all-backfired.shtml

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