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South_Florida_Guy 61 points ago +61 / -0

Hurr durr I don't know anything about how information technology works but I'm going to suggest completely destroying it cuz muh whyte spremucy!

DickTick 34 points ago +34 / -0

I got a chuckle out of the "ban encryption" part kek

I'm not sure they understand how encryption works

ChocolateEvryday 38 points ago +38 / -0

Also how important it is for business. Banks, law firms, hospitals, etc. all use it to protect their shit.

TheTelltaleFly 24 points ago +24 / -0

Incidentally this same government has some pretty extensive cyber security and encryption requirements for all government contractors, all the way down to the guy who just builds simple custom bolts in his warehouse or something. With a third party certification requirement. But yeah, let’s ban encryption.

ChikfilaFan 17 points ago +17 / -0

At least this confirmed the Fbi director is a retard. Not that further conformation was necessary

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ChocolateEvryday 6 points ago +6 / -0

Aren't iPhones also encrypted as a basic feature? Good luck getting them to give that up.

ShitOfPeace 8 points ago +8 / -0

I don't see how you can possibly be in charge of a bureau that investigates crime without understanding the role of encryption. It's damn near the only source of defense against cyber crime.

Womp_womp 1 point ago +2 / -1

No shit.

Good point.

Citizens must allow all their internet connections to be monitored by anyone with a network sniffer.

All passwords must be transmitted in clear text because we banned encryption.

Why don't we ban hashes and passwords while we're at it.

EricCiaramellaSuxDix 14 points ago +14 / -0

Welcome to the government.

The same people demanding that we all get an experimental serum in our arms in order to take part in society.

Didn't you know all our government is run by Renaissance men geniuses? They know everything there is to know about firearms, biology, technology, transportation, manufacturing, education, delivery, sports, medicine, hunting, and any other thing in the world. They've studied countless hours to determine the best way to regulate and limit all these things because they know the ins and outs of all things.

That's why they are the chosen few.

alienjesus 7 points ago +7 / -0

And they have Facebook, Twitter and Google to fact check for us. Everything is okay.

Xanisor 4 points ago +4 / -0

Get ready for Crypto Wars 3.0

Chosimbaone 3 points ago +3 / -0

Or the internet for that matter

Kekintosh2020 1 point ago +1 / -0

Ban mathematical theorems!

acasper 7 points ago +7 / -0

A lot of this is smokescreen. I don't want to think of how many pseudo random number generators have been comped by NSA.

doug2 4 points ago +4 / -0

They have backdoors into everything

IncredibleMrE1 3 points ago +3 / -0

All of it, I'm sure.

CrackerJack2 3 points ago +3 / -0

Good one!

KrellKrypto 1 point ago +1 / -0