UK to decrypt, read and sort all https traffic

Channel 4 reports 

As part of the Home Office‘s communications data bill, internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile phone companies will be obliged to collect communications records and keep them for a year….

Under the Home Office proposals, once the Gmail [or other https traffic] is sent, the ISPs would have to route the data via a government-approved “black box” which will decrypt the message, separate the content from the “header data”, and pass the latter back to the ISP for storage.

Of course once the data is decrypted we have to trust the government black box to properly sort and save only the data specified by law…

Theoretically this box could decrypt OpenVPN SSL transmissions, but if you are also using https could if decrypt an SSL tunnel inside an SSL tunnel?   Good luck and good night.


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