Will Big Tech’s Antitrust Moment Swing Open Encryption Backdoors?

"Riana Pfefferkorn, associate director of surveillance and cybersecurity for Stanford Law School, said antitrust suspicion and the calls for backdoors to encryption are “absolutely” tied together. “I’ve been saying for two years that the techlash is playing into the strategy on behalf of law enforcement to try to turn public opinion against tech companies, even with regards to something like security, where the whole point is to enhance user privacy and security,” Pfefferkorn said."