New Online Safety Bill brings enormous privacy risk
IEA research quoted by Investors Chronicle
Len Shackleton writes for CapX
Matthew Lesh quoted by Web Pro News
Web Pro News quoted:
“The government’s claims on encryption are delusional. The Online Safety Bill empowers Ofcom to require scanning of private messages — undermining encryption and potentially leading the likes of WhatsApp and Signal to leave the U.K.
“There is no magic technological solution in existence or development that can protect user privacy while scanning their messages. It’s a contradiction in terms.”
You can read the full article here. Matthew’s take was also featured in WiredGov.