I figure there are probably a lot of people here who are concerned about this kind of thing so I wanted to post this article here to raise awareness. It’s worth noting that this is a US bill.
Here’s a summary by /u/ThePatriotGames:
EARN IT, a bipartisan bill, would effectively ban or create a “back door” to all encrypted services. The US government is looking to be able to scan every message people send, which is a tool which can be used to suppress the masses.
For those that want to take action, you can go to this link to get your local reps contact info: https://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm