Thanks to encryption, we may never spot space aliens says Edward Sn...

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Thanks to encryption, we may never spot space aliens says Edward Snowden

The anti-encryption lobby has just got a new fan. After the government agencies, who are against encryption for obvious reasons, Edward Snowden has spoken out against encryption albeit for a different reason altogether.

Edward Snowden, the US government whistleblower, feels that encoding may make it hard or even impossible to recognize signals from alien species from cosmic background radiation.

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