“It ‘could create a free pass’ for malevolent groups such as cyber-criminals, Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, head of France’s data privacy authority CNIL, told journalists at a press conference in Paris Friday,” Bodoni and Sebag report. “‘The consequence could be the weakening of people’s personal security,’ [she said].”
Bodoni and Sebag report, “‘There are many other ways to obtain information than by installing a backdoor,’ said Falque-Pierrotin, who also heads a panel of privacy officials from across the 28-nation European Union.”
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