Is it a crime to provide communication services designed to be proof against government access?
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There is much to commend about a new report on “Encryption Policy in Democratic Regimes,” but the report also leaves a number of important things unsaid.
A new report on encryption from the National Academy of Science.
FBI Director Christopher Wray's Remarks on Encryption to the International Conference on Cyber Security
FBI Director Christopher Wray's remarks on encryption as delivered to the International Conference on Cyber Security on Jan. 9.
In order to understand the issue of security and mobile phones, the FBI and the DOJ need to threat model; from the evidence, it seems they haven’t yet.
Apple’s legal obligations under CALEA challenge the argument that Apple could be doing more to help law enforcement.
FaceTime and iMessage have a cryptographic architecture that enables prospective wiretapping, but there is reason to believe that Apple not is fully complying with lawful pen-register and trap-and-trace court orders.
Commercially available encryption products make use of a variety of verification systems for personal accounts, including biometric characteristics and more traditional passcodes. The Fifth Amendment may provide more protection to traditional passcodes than to biometrics, making it relatively easier for the government to compel the disclosure of biometric codes.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s speech on encryption reveals law enforcement’s misunderstanding of risks.