Andy Greenberg reports:
Since Senators Richard Burr and Diane Feinstein released their long-awaited legislation to address the conflict between encryption software makers and law enforcement last April, it’s made about as much progress as a TI-82 calculator trying to crack a 2048-bit PGP key. The bill, which required all crypto tools to offer some way for a warrant-holding FBI agent to access encrypted information, was roundly reviled by the technology and privacy communities, and quickly lost momentum in DC, too. Now the Burr-Feinstein proposal has received its most definitive rejection yet, and this time the call is coming from inside the House.
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