Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Australia’s vague anti-encryption law sets a dangerous new precedent – ProtonMail Blog

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Australia’s vague anti-encryption law sets a dangerous new precedent – ProtonMail Blog

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On Thursday, the Australian government and its Labor partners rammed a shockingly invasive anti-encryption law through Parliament, over the objections of experts, businesses, and civil rights groups. The Assistance and Access (A&A) law requires tech companies to help law enforcement agencies break into individuals’ encrypted data. Using secret warrants, the government can even compel a…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Australia’s Ban on Huawei Is Just More Bad News for China

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Australia’s Ban on Huawei Is Just More Bad News for China

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An employee monitors machinery used to adhere components to smartphone circuit boards in a manufacturing facility at ZTE Corp.’s headquarters.Brent Lewin/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesAn employee monitors machinery used to adhere components to smartphone circuit boards in a manufacturing facility at ZTE Corp.’s headquarters.Brent Lewin/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesAs the US-China trade war rages on, two Chinese tech companies are facing…