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Web pioneer slams UK, US calls to weaken encryption

LONDON: British web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee on Tuesday slammed as a "bad idea" recent calls in Britain and the United States to weaken cyber encryption. "I know that if you're trying to catch terrorists it's really tempting to demand to…

Paris attacks linked to encryption: NSA chief

WASHINGTON: Last year's deadly attacks in Paris "would not have happened" without the use of encrypted communications to enable the perpetrators to avoid detection, the NSA chief said in an interview.