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UK will not ban encryption in Investigatory Powers Bill

Thursday 16 July 2015 | 11:11 CET | News
The UK government will not try to ban encryption in the Investigatory Powers Bill act in the autumn, a representative from the Prime Minister's office told Business Insider. "We accept and completely recognise the importance of encryption," the person said, while reiterating that the government believes "terrorists cannot have a safe space in which to operate" online. The publication has also seen a letter from internet safety and security minister Joana Shields stating "this government supports encryption, which helps keep people's personal data and intellectual property safe from theft by

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