How the Assistance and Access bill is going to hurt every Australian.
Why the world will lose trust in Australian technology.image sourceTLDR the government wants to be able to read your encrypted communications. Criminals and terrorists use encrypted communication so they need to read them.I called Senator Wong’s office today to understand why she supported the bill. When I expressed my concern that overseas governments will avoid Australian products, I was told that wont happen.Yet this is exactly what the Australian government did to Huawei. The Chinese telecom vendor was banned from supplying equipment for the multi billion dollar NBN and 5G networks. The Australian government feared that the Chinese Government would force Huawei to build in backdoors. Now the Australian government has passed legislation to be able to do exactly that.So I asked why the (...)