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    "Regardless of where you stand on lockdown measures, the carte blanche we've given governments (or they've granted themselves) after the initial pandemic shock should have an expiration date," write @alex_owski, @NatashaFoote & @VMakszimov in The Brief.

    “Police raids have battering rams to break doors when they have legal access and we need online tools to open doors”, @YlvaJohansson. The EU executive will help countries work on encryption-breaking to help fight organised crime. @VMakszimov reports.

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