This removes a mainstay of current IT confidentiality. Are there workarounds in place? Or does this potentially break a major modern assumption — that we can secure information wherever we are?
In the 1990s the U.S. government tried to force the use of SkipJack, an encryption mechanism that would have led to all private sector encryption keys being escrowed. That escrow would have been a major target for espionage and terrorism. The US learned from this mistake, but are other regions doomed to repeat it?"