Patrick Breyer, a staunch defender of digital rights, laments the Pirate Party’s exit from the EU Parliament as a blow to online privacy.

  • Mubelotix
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    121 month ago

    Who’s exiting? They will just ban any non-compliant messaging app

    • @UnderpantsWeevil@lemmy.world
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      11 month ago

      They whom? Is every country going to have it’s own national firewall, complete with highly sophisticated SMS-only encryption detecting service?

      • @yetAnotherUser@feddit.de
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        61 month ago

        The EU plans to do so and as such every member must follow it.

        And once encryption is criminalized, it can be trivially detected - or at least assumed to be encrypted if your message is sufficiently random.