The Dutch government has formally opposed the introduction of backdoors in encryption products.
A government position paper, published by the Ministry of Security and Justice on Monday and signed by the security and business ministers, concludes that “the government believes that it is currently not appropriate to adopt restrictive legal measures against the development, availability and use of encryption within the Netherlands.”
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By Kieren McCarthy. Encryption, it states, is “important for the confidence of people in digital products and services and for the Dutch economy in light of the rapidly evolving digital society.”