US Tech Companies Publicly Oppose Australia's Anti-Encryption Legislation

U.S. tech giants part of the Reform Government Surveillance (RGS) coalition collectively urged Australia to correct the new and “deeply flawed” anti-encryption Assistance and Access Bill.

At the moment Apple, Evernote, Dropbox, Facebook, Google LinkedIn, Microsoft, Oath, Snap, and Twitter are the U.S. tech companies that make up the Reform Government Surveillance coalition.

“RGS has consistently opposed any government action that would undermine the cybersecurity, human rights, or the right to privacy of our users – unfortunately, the Assistance and Access Bill that was just passed through the Australian Parliament will do just that,” states RGS’ press release.

The new Australian bill would give l… (read more)

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