There are no good “backdoors”

A backdoor is a backdoor, regardless of how noble is the intent behind it. This analysis, by the experts at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, dives into the details of Apple’s recent announcement regarding the scanning of iMessages and iPhotos.

This is the very definition of the slippery slope. Once a capability is implemented that erodes privacy, all in the name of good, there is nothing to prevent that same capability from being used for nefarious purposes.

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