December 17, 2015 by Igor Baikalov

Encryption Debate

The encryption debate keeps raging on, and while its entertainment value cannot match Republican presidential debate, both sides mean well and bring up compelling (for each side) arguments. Technical aspect of this debate is interesting, and political one is unavoidable, but as FBI director James Comey said at a Senate hearing last week, “It is a business model question.” Would weaker encryption or backdoors help detect and prevent terrorist attacks?

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