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Looks Like the NSA May Lose Its Standing Invitation to Weaken Encryption

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#1 scotty_ncc1701


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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:29 PM

There has been plenty of bad news when it comes to NSA spying, so it's encouraging when the news is good. At the end of May, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology signaled the beginning of the end for NSA's effort to undermine encryption, passing an amendment that extricates the NSA from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) work on encryption standards.

In September of last year, ProPublica, the Guardian, and the New York Times broke the story that the NSA had systematically "circumvented or cracked much of the encryption, or digital scrambling" that protects the Internet, "collaborating with technology companies in the United States and abroad to build entry points into their products."


Read entire article at: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/06/looks-nsa-may-lose-its-standing-invitation-weaken-encryption

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