Let's Encrypt has delayed revoking some of the certificates affected by a server bug in order to ensure stability on those sites.
The EARN IT Act has not yet made it to the Senate floor amid a lack of enthusiasm from legislators, but that may change.
Encryption back doors will make matters worse, not better, crypto pioneers say.
A proposed bill by Sen. Lindsey Graham to prevent online child exploitation imagery could have a disastrous effect on end-to-end encryption.
If the US government moves to weaken strong encryption, it could have severe consequences for users around the world, experts say.