May 192015
 
 May 19, 2015  Surveillance

Alexander J. Martin reports:

Google, Apple and 140 other technology companies will write to President Obama today (19 May) to reject proposals which could see the security of communications devices compromised for the sake of law enforcement access to encrypted data.

The letter is intended to display the breadth of support for necessarily secure encryption.

The letter follows comments made at the RSA security conference in April, where various government speakers urged Silicon Valley attendees to create breakable non-breakable encryption.

Read more on The Register.

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