The US, which touts itself as the land of the free, should hang its head in shame over the refusal to renew a tourist visa for celebrated Israeli cryptographer Adi Shamir so he could attend the RSA Conference in San Francisco last week, an event he co-founded 27 years ago.
Public-key cryptography pioneer Whitfield Diffie has poured scorn on former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull over the latter's comment that "the laws of mathematics are very commendable, but the only law that applies in Australia is the law of Australia" made in the run-up to the introduction of the encryption bill in Parliament last year.
The Australian Greens have taken aim at the government's encryption law again, calling for its repeal and claiming that it will have "significant, unintended consequences" as Australian-based encrypted messaging services are dumped in favour of other means of communication.
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