FBI chief calls unbreakable encryption 'urgent public safety issue'

The inability of law enforcement authorities to access data from electronic devices due to powerful encryption is an "urgent public safety issue," FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday in remarks that sought to renew a contentious debate over privacy and security.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: US, security, privacy, electronic communications, law enforcement, encryption

Posted on Tuesday 9 January 2018

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