Re: [arch-d] IAB Statement on Encryption and Mandatory Client-side Scanning of Content

S Moonesamy <> Sun, 17 December 2023 10:14 UTC

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Hi Phillip,
At 06:35 PM 16-12-2023, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
>The history of the cryptowars is littered with bad faith proposals.
>There is a familiar two-step. First a proposal that has no practical 
>effect is made to establish the precedent and once the principle has 
>been conceded, a second proposal is made with effects that are very real.

I am not that familiar with the political arena.  I have been told 
that the the two-step approach is quite effective in politics.

S. Moonesamy