Apple says 'dangerous' Australian encryption laws put 'everyone at risk' - CNET

Apple has long been a proponent for strong on-device encryption, most notably for its iPhones and the iOS operating system. This has often frustrated law enforcement agencies both in the US and overseas, many of which claim the company’s encryption tools and policies are letting criminals avoid capture by masking communications and securing data from the hands of investigators. Now, in a letter to the Australian government, Apple says it thinks encryption is in fact a benefit and public good that will only strength our protections against cyberattacks and terrorism. In Apple’s eyes, encryption makes everyone’s devices harder to hack and less vulnerable to take-overs, viruses, and other malicious attacks that could undermine personal and... Continue reading…

Apple says 'dangerous' Australian encryption laws put 'everyone at risk' - CNET

"It would be wrong to weaken security for millions of law-abiding customers in order to investigate the very few who pose a threat," the tech giant said.

Mon 15 Oct 18 from CNET

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Sat 13 Oct 18 from HotHardware

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Apple underscores that access for only good guys is "a false premise."

Sat 13 Oct 18 from Arstechnica

Apples fires back at Australian encryption bill

In a seven-page letter to the Australian government, Apple criticized the country's proposed Access and Assistance Bill 2018. Apple claims, among other complaints, that the legislation ...

Sat 13 Oct 18 from Engadget

Apple argues stronger encryption will thwart criminals in letter to Australian government

Apple has long been a proponent for strong on-device encryption, most notably for its iPhones and the iOS operating system. This has often frustrated law enforcement agencies both ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from The Verge

Apple comes out swinging against Australia’s proposed decryption law

Apple has sent a seven-page letter to the Australian Government, criticizing the proposed decryption law.

Sun 14 Oct 18 from Techradar

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