FBI director Comey backs new push for decrypt bill

Answering questions at a Senate oversight committee hearing, FBI Director James Comey has hinted at growing consensus between technology companies and intelligence agencies over the controversial issue of how to access encrypted data. He also supported what appears to be a fresh push by Senator Dianne Feinstein to introduce legislation to enable courts to order access to encrypted devices.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: US, new bill, intelligence agencies, access to encrypted devices

Posted on Thursday 4 May 2017

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