In encryption wars, it can be a matter of life or death

Imagine this: Australia’s police and intelligence agencies, acting on multiple anonymous tips, have identified a plot to set off a bomb in the CBD some time in the next 24 hours.

Now further imagine, at a midnight hearing, they request that a magistrate grant them a warrant to intercept the suspects’ smartphone calls and texts. Without hesitation, the judge gives them approval.

Read more on the Sydney Morning Herald website

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