FBI Director: If Apple and Google Won’t Decrypt Phones, We’ll Force Them To


And we just did a post which cast James Comey in a generally positive light. Disappointing, but that is high stakes politics.

(From Motherboard)

Everyone is stoked that the latest versions of iOS and Android will (finally) encrypt all the information on your smartphone by default. Except, of course, the FBI: Today, its director spent an hour attacking the companies and the very idea of encryption, even suggesting that Congress should pass a law banning the practice of default encryption.

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