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Over a year after the FBI’s much-publicized struggle to access an encrypted iPhone, the debate around whether private technology companies should build in “backdoor” access for government authorities continues. Many companies that offer electronic communication services say absolute, unbreakable encryption is a necessary consumer cybersecurity protection. But for law enforcement officials, it is an excessive barrier to lawful investigations.
CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)