Former Head of DHS Warns Americans About the Horrors of Govt-Mandated Crypto “Backdoors”

Last week a surprising actor joined the discussion on the government’s push to mandate “backdoors” to encrypted personal devices. Michael Chertoff, former head of Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS), said, “…it’s a mistake to require companies that are making hardware and software to build a duplicate key or a backdoor…”

He even defended the notion of a free society by saying “…we do not historically organize our society to make it maximally easy for law enforcement, even with court orders, to get information.”


Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/3-reasons-government-mandated-crypto-backdoors-destroy-information-security/#lm1EZbbHTz8jfwwp.99

Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/3-reasons-government-mandated-crypto-backdoors-destroy-information-security/#lm1EZbbHTz8jfwwp.99

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