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Submission + - Future of a "secure" internet?

An anonymous reader writes: I know there are various file-sharing platforms. With BREIN trying to outlaw linking to copyrighted materials, and Microsoft assuming your content is infringing unless verified by them, it seems that their holy dystopia is a world where you have to get stuff signed by a Trusted Third Party before you can even put it on your homepage.

How would you explain to a government agency whether legally mandating a Trusted Third Party is a good or bad idea?
Assuming apache becomes mandated in certain jurisdictions to only serve up signed content (even to private networks) what could this do to the development of web applications?
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Future of a "secure" internet?

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