Back-door bandits

[J]ust this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. officials are now telling our allies that Huawei Technologies Co. can covertly access mobile-phone networks around the world through back doors’ designed for use by law enforcement.” Why were those backdoors put in? They are what is legally required by CALEA and the European laws based on the U.S. law.

Susan Landau, If We Build It (They Will Break In).

Thanks but no thanks, Attorney General Barr.

February 28, 2020

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