The new “Anti-theft kill-switch” backdoor mandated by new law in CA is coming nation-wide.

The extension nation-wide of such California and Minnesota laws matches well the recurring proposals for giving ability to FBI to implant malware when court-mandated for lawful intercept or search & seizure.

The 2 laws attempt, ineffectively, tackle a genuine important problem of “going dark” while, of course, creating huge potential (certainty?!) for privacy abuse.
In fact, in order to stop criminals, the FBI should also be able to prevent non-compliant devices to be used on US soil or connect in any way to US.

Is there a way to prevent its abuse through state-regulated and/or citizen-controllled safeguards?

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