Annual calls for what would effectively be the end of hardware encryption have been renewed by the "Five Eyes" nations along with India and Japan, as they press for universal encryption backdoors.
Proposed bill requires American tech companies to put encryption backdoors in their products for law enforcement access which can be potentially exploited by hackers.
New proposed bill on anti-encryption law requires a backdoor to be placed in nearly every electronic device that has at least 1 GB of memory and all encrypted services.
For decades, U.S.-controlled Crypto AG helped the CIA spy on governments around the world by inserting encryption backdoor in cryptographic equipment.
With the use of surveillance technology by law enforcement to target suspected criminals and terrorists, is the argument for encryption backdoors still valid?
Under the new treaty between U.S. and UK, social media companies could be forced to open encryption backdoor for law enforcement officials to read the messages from criminals, terrorists and pedophiles.