A quick one.

The guys over at Matrix.org (Matthew Hodgson, specifically) have posted a proposal for addressing the concerns of the police and politicians around illegal material being available on the internet through channels that employ end-to-end encryption.

As you can tell, I'm very much a "you can't do that" person on this site when it comes to the proposals to interfere with the security of ordinary users on the internet.

Matthew describes a proposal that not only does something, but it's something that has the potential to address the real problems that the police and politicians are concerned about.

As I said on twitter, if someone who wants to see encryption broken1 talks about wanting to have a grown-up discussion, send them to that Matrix.org proposal.



And see my posting for how that is fundamentally impossible, though attempts will not be without some serious collateral damage!

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