Macron backed efforts to allow the security services better access to encrypted communication, echoing the Conservatives’ manifesto pledge to examine how to tackle encrypted communications between extremists. The plans have already raised concerns among privacy campaigners about state access to private citizens’ communications and how it might act as a potential gateway for hackers.
Macron said both countries “were committed to improve the means of access to encrypted content in conditions that preserve the confidentiality of messages”.
Encryption is encryption. End to end encryption is just that. The companies, Google, Facebook, don’t have keys or backdoors.
It’s like trying to stop people using one pad techniques by telling the paper makers to do something.