The EU wants to pass a horrible law and anybody who actually understands the technology involved thinks it’s a bad idea. And now it’s become obvious that this is because the lawmakers didn’t listen to experts on technology, but to experts on cashing out. My latest podcast episode:

The Private Citizen 160: The Lobbyists behind Chat Control

It turns out, that the EU’s push to completely abolish digital privacy might not actually be an altruistic move to save children from abuse. Several tech companies, including one headed by Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, stand to profit substantially from the decision. Which is why they massively influenced it.