Bruce Schneier: Every time you use encryption, you’re protecting someone who needs to use it to stay alive. This is the clearest statement I’ve seen of the case for ubiquitous, on-by-default encryption.
In light of recent events, I wondered if anyone was making a connection between gun control and the regulation of strong encryption. So I googled it and found that someone had: me, two years ago. Related: why do so many news reports use the term “gunman” (emphasizing the noun; Google News has 2.49 million results inContinue reading “Gun Control and Strong Encryption”