CNN’s Mike Rogers went a bit off the rails recently, headlining a piece “encryption is a threat to security.” Now, excuse you, do what? That makes no sense. Encryption is a tool of security. It cannot be a threat to security at the same time as it is a tool. The other guy could potentially use it, but he can also use a gun, right? Running headlines like that is irresponsible.
It highlights the real agenda of certain elements of the mainstream media bent on the destruction of privacy and other peculiar American rights. What will they do when the right of the press is restricted? Will they even care as long as they make the same money? After giving a litany of [...]