What really shocks me is the statement that 'Americans don't like it' is a minor obstacle. Are the users reading these manuals not Americans like us? Without their help, questioning what they see as wrong and reporting it, there will not be any true constitutional liberties.
If it was a foreign entity pushing this weak encryption, we would immediately respond and replace all of it as well as ban that country/company from operating in the US. But we forget that by weakening encryption itself, our businesses/people are just as vulnerable to outside attack as they are to domestic ones from the NSA. Therefore, the damage is equal but our lack of courage to address the issue will keep everyone a vulnerable target, including us.
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