Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Encryption
March 14, 2016 12:38 PM - Season 3, Episode 5 - Subscribe
This week....Hillary Clinton apologizes for remarks made about Nancy Reagan on the occaision of her death. Trump rallies erupt in violence, but he claims (despite multiple recorded examples) not to have encouraged it. International Women's Day is observed, sometimes oddly, throughout the world. Swiss president Johann Schneider-Ammann commemorates the Day of the Sick with a weird speech. And Now: Everybody Listen, Bernie Sanders Has Something to Say. Main story: Software encryption (18m), especially relevant concerning Apple's current court case. LWT made a commercial on behalf of Apple about the nature of software security.
- The US Election: "Or, as you may know it, the 'Holy Shit, Please Make It Stop, Trash Fire Two Thousand Fuckteen.'" Donald Trump: "An ill-fitting suit filled with chickens coming home to roost."
- International Women's Day: "The day when men with girlfriends wake up, see the words 'International Women's Day' trending on Facebook, and suddenly wonder 'Shit! Do I have to do something right now?'"
- Switzerland: "Where the national dance is collapsing from altitude sickness."
- Apple: "Join us as we dance madly on the lip of the volcano."