This is simply wrong

This is simply wrong

Andrew Appel on the arguments of the NSA to convince our government and industry that they need more “back door” access to the technologies used to secure the infrastructure and communications on the Internet.

The NSA does this so that they can break into as many systems as they can, ostensibly for national security; but the consequence is that the Iranis, the Chinese, the Russians, and independent for-profit hackers can break into all of our systems as well. By “our systems” I mean civil society: your phone calls, the credit-card numbers you use for online purchases, your e-mail.A clear line between offense and defense

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