Technology companies and privacy advocates are at odds with law enforcement over whether to provide a so-called “backdoor” that would allow government officials to sidestep encryption in terrorism investigations. We explore the factors shaping the debate in the wake of the recent attacks in France and California.


  • Andrea Peterson Reporter, The Washington Post
  • Amie Stepanovich U.S. Policy Manager, Access Now

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