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Re: Sen. DiFi in the Merc 9/15 - Same old Same old
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Bill Stewart wrote, quoting DiFi:
>"Encryption is already being used by criminals, terrorists, and drug
>cartels. THe terrorists who bombed the World Trade Center had plans
>to blow up 11 American commercial airliners. Encrypted files
>detailing these plots were found on one of the terrorists' computers.
>Imagine the tragedies that might not be prevented if Law Enforcement
>officials are unable to decode encrypted files when necessary."
Imagine how many tragedies could have been prevented if we had a
telescreen in every home and office. Not just bombings, but murders,
spousal abuse, child abuse, drug use, uninformed political
People have been making bombs and blowing things up for about 100
years. Until now this has been a manageable problem without mass
surveillance. What happened? Did the price of fertilizer drop?
Editor in Chief
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