The limits of encryption

As we say goodbye to privacy, some people are putting their faith in encryption. But there’s only so much that encryption can do.

I’m not arguing that encryption is weak and in danger of being busted wide open. I’m not even arguing that companies such as Apple will reverse their stances and give up encryption keys to law enforcement.

I’m simply observing that not everything can be encrypted, and the things that can’t be encrypted can reveal plenty about us. And even Apple has no problem giving law enforcement that kind of information.

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