Where does the balance lie between guaranteeing privacy whilst at the same time enabling government's to act to protect it's citizens? Should a government be allowed to snoop on what is in your fridge or when your washing machine orders more soap? This thorny debate will only become more challenging as the internet becomes more widespread.
As the Internet Society calls for even stronger encryption to protect the web, we ask whether it's technically feasible to provide governments with a backdoor to investigate serious crime and terrorism. It's a choice between privacy and law enforcement As SC Media reported yesterday the Internet Society has called upon G20 nations to ensure ubiquitous encryption of the web. The president and CEO of the Internet Society, Kathryn Brown, has gone on record to state that encryption “should be made stronger and universal, not weaker”.