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Last week, the Attorney General told anyone who'd listen that Australia would be taking the global lead on dealing with access to encrypted communications. That pesky need for citizens to have access to privacy was hampering the ability of security agencies to do their jobs. While we were all wondering how that might happen, the government has responded.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Last week, the Attorney General told anyone who'd listen that Australia would be taking the global lead on dealing with access to encrypted communications. That pesky need for citizens to have access to privacy was hampering the ability of security agencies to do their jobs. While we were all wondering how that might happen, the government has responded.