Why breaking encryption is a bad idea that could never work


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“Here we go again. UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said that end-to-end encryption in apps like WhatsApp is “completely unacceptable” and that there should be ‘no hiding place for terrorists’. Her comments resurface the debate over banning encryption – an idea that is realistically unworkable and potentially mathematically impossible.”

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2125895-why-breaking-encryption-is-a-bad-idea-that-could-never-work