The Five Eyes security alliance agreed backdoor methods should be developed to bypass encryption, stating “privacy is not absolute,” Newsweek reports. The five countries — the U.S., U.K., Australia, Canada and New Zealand — came to the conclusion during their annual meeting that there is an “increasing gap” between law enforcement having the ability to access data and actually using the data in court. The countries also added terrorists and criminals have been using end-to-end encryption while carrying out malicious acts. “Should governments continue to encounter impediments to lawful access to information necessary to aid the protection of the citizens of our countries, we may pursue technological, enforcement, legislative or other measures to achieve lawful access solutions,” the countries said in a statement.
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