Tech giants warn Australian govt bill opens customers up to cyber attack

The peak body representing tech giants Facebook, Google, Twitter and Amazon has blasted a Coalition bill that would force them to assist law enforcement agencies in decrypting private communications.

The Digital Industry Group Inc has rejected government claims the draft bill, released last Tuesday, would not require communications providers to build weaknesses into their products and warned it would open users’ data up to attack.
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/20/tech-giants-warn-coalition-bill-opens-customers-up-to-cyber-attack

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