[Cryptography] AG Barr: USG Seeks Front Door to Encryption Not Backdoor
jya at pipeline.com
Fri Oct 4 15:30:35 EDT 2019
Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks at the Lawful Access Summit
"It is also said that the Government is seeking a secretive
'backdoor' to everyone's communications and data. That is false. We
are seeking a front door.
The heart of the matter is this: Do the security advantages of
warrant-proof encryption offered to the individual outweigh the risk
posed to the public by that same technology? This is not a decision
for the companies to make by themselves. It is a decision for
society to make.
We think our tech sector has the ingenuity to develop effective ways
to provide secure encryption while also providing secure legal access."
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