• Apple rebukes Australia's “dangerously ambiguous” anti-encryption bill

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Apple has strongly criticized Australia's anti-encryption bill, calling it “dangerously ambiguous” and “alarming to every Australian.”
    The Australian government's draft law - known as the Access and Assistance Bill - would compel tech companies operating in the country, like Apple, to provide “assistance” to law enforcement and intelligence agencies in accessing electronic data. The government claims that encrypted communications are “increasingly being used by terrorist groups and organized criminals to avoid detection and disruption,” without citing evidence.
    But critics say that the...
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