A number of countries are examining the issue of encryption and considering ways to circumvent it.
The Australian Parliament has passed legislation to allow appropriate people to intercept some communications that have been encrypted. The details of how that might be done or even if can be have not been made public – it's probably encrypted, for the moment.
There has been a test run done on Santa's 'naughty or nice list' … and there were very few politicians on the nice list.
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