[Linux-aus] Encryption bill and open source

Mark Phillips mark.phillips at automatedtestsystems.com.au
Fri Dec 7 14:16:14 AEDT 2018

> On 07 December 2018 at 11:15 Russell Stuart via linux-aus
> <linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au> wrote:
> The law is not something set in
> stone.  In particular politicians are the people who change the laws -
> it's their day job.  To them it's not so much stone as putty that can
> be moulded, sculptured and refined.  The first attempt is never the
> final attempt.

This is not a technical problem. It is a  legal problem and thus must be
contested through legal means or through adverse publicity.

    Bank transfers are made safe through secure transactions
    Secure transactions use some form of encryption.
    Secure transactions is now broken through this legislation
    Your bank accounts are now at risk.
    ( this would probably be the most effective to bring home the issues with
the legislation.)


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