140 Companies want US to Support Data Encryption

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Google, Apple and other companies are urging the US to protect user data.

However, this is in direct conflict with US law enforcement agencies, such as the FBI, which would like to have easier access to user data to combat crimes. Further, they insist data encryption will also open up a a gateway for criminals to communicate with each other without fear of law enforcement oversight.

CNET‘s Don Reisinger goes into more detail regarding the debate between the tech giants and the federal law enforcement agencies over data encryption.

Read more at CNET: http://cnet.co/1HsmmSO

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