It really it not:Well if you're right the worlds a lot more dangerous than it was 20 years ago.
- PGP, the original implementation of the algorithm was released in 1991, the free version I am using has changed little since 1999
- Criminals and terrorists have had unbreakable encryption basically forever, and have as access to as hard encryption as we have today as long as they could solve the key exchange problem off line since 1882 (as in met up in a pub with no one listening)
- Here are some charts about death rate over time. Can you tell me that what has changed is that people are more at risk from organised criminals and terrorists rather than the state?
Spoiler Mortality by war, terrorism and homicide over time. Please note the Y axis are different. :