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CSE activities under C-59 may weaken encryption tools: CCLA

News | 12/07/2017 5:24 pm EST
CCLA advocate Lex Gill appears before the national security committee on Dec. 7. /Screenshot via ParlVu.

OTTAWA Parliamentarians debating Bill C-59 will have to come to grips with whether the Communications Security Establishment’s (CSE) new mandate under the proposed national security legislation could threaten communications tools, such as encryption, that secure data from prying state eyes.

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