FTC Commish Opposes Bills Demanding Encryption Back Door
By Jimmy Hoover (March 9, 2016, 5:20 PM EST) -- Federal Trade Commissioner Terrell McSweeny on Wednesday said she would oppose laws requiring tech companies to give encryption keys to law enforcement in response to the fight to unlock the iPhone of one the San Bernardino shooters, remaining steadfast that "we cannot legislate vulnerabilities into our devices."
The privacy regulator said she had yet to meet a technologist who thought such back doors were harmless to consumers, and said she didn't want Congress to quickly write up harmful legislation in response to Apple Inc.'s high-profile refusal to provide such access to the U.S. Department of Justice in its investigation of the...
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