In The Apple Encryption Debate, Can We Just Have The Facts Please?

I’m about to take a radical position in the encryption debate between Apple and the FBI: I’m undecided.

As Apple and federal law enforcement continue to hurl rhetoric about encryption, one thing has become crystal clear: today’s encryption debate is neither healthy nor well-informed.

Encryption’s role in privacy – and security – is too important for intractable opinions. A thoughtful debate is vital because Congress ultimately will need to decide whether to pass a law that provides the government with access to encrypted communications in extraordinary circumstances. Our Constitution leaves it…

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