Shared July 3, 2017
Encryption backdoors - breaking WhatsApp and iMessage's security to let the government stop Bad Things - sounds like a reasonable idea. Here's why it isn't.
A transcript of this video's available here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/tom-sc...
Filmed at the Cambridge Centre for Computing History: http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/
Camera by Tomek: https://www.youtube.com/tomek
Thanks to everyone who helped proofread my script!
WhatsApp's privacy protections questioned after terror attack: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-...
WhatsApp must be accessible to authorities, says Amber Rudd: https://www.theguardian.com/technolog...
UK government renews calls for WhatsApp backdoor after London attack: https://www.theverge.com/2017/3/27/15...
Investigatory Powers Act: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2...
India is 'ready to use' Blackberry message intercept system: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-...
Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security: https://www.theguardian.com/world/201...
Councils secretly spied on people walking dogs and feeding birds for five years: http://metro.co.uk/2016/12/26/council...
[This is basically a rephrase of https://www.theguardian.com/world/201... with a better headline]
Poole council spies on family over school claim: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknew...
Security services missed five opportunities to stop the Manchester bomber: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/...
Reuters reference to "500 active investigations": http://www.reuters.com/article/us-bri...
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases: https://apnews.com/699236946e3140659f...
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