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  1. Nov 2020
    1. The FBI — along with many other law enforcement and surveillance agents — insists that it is possible to make crypto that will protect our devices, transactions, data, communications and lives, but which will fail catastrophically whenever a cop needs it to. When technologists explain that this isn't a thing, the FBI insists that they just aren't nerding hard enough.

      The infosec community has labelled the argument by the government that there should be a solution to the dilemma of wanting secure consumer tech, but also granting access to government officials as: nerd harder.