Saturday, March 15, 2014

Are we too lazy for personal security

Snowden, Soghoian, and the rest of the privacy advocates of this world are right to warn us about the pervasive surveillance of the world’s innocent people. Those of us who hate the idea of being watched by the government for no good reason are rightly upset. And encryption is, I believe, the right way to go about solving our spying woes. But it’s important for the developers who will help solve this problem to remember: For most of us, the reason we don’t take the time to learn how encryption works is because we simply don’t want to think about it at all. 

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