Apple, Google, Microsoft, Others Might Be Banned from Encrypting Phones and Services in the UK

A new law that’s projected to be announced on Wednesday in the United Kingdom could force phone manufacturers to hold a key that would allow them to access the devices they sell and thus break the encryption systems that users might enable.

Apple, which is one of the companies that use the security of its iPhones as a main selling point, has already criticized the UK government’s push for new bills that would impact privacy and encryption systems on devices sold in the coun… (read more)

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