Encryption

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Business News

Deeply Divided White House Will Not Support Encryption Legislation

The political debate over the limits of encryption rages on.

Technology

WhatsApp is Now Technically Illegal and a National Security Threat to India

WhatsApp can now be used as a portal for child pornography distribution, harassing women and even terrorist plots - and we can't stop it

Business News

In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption

As of Tuesday the entirety of WhatsApp messages will be supported by end-to-end encryption.

Business News

Some Apple Engineers Threaten to Quit if Forced to Break iPhone Encryption

Multiple Apple employees told the New York Times they would resist a direct order to create an encryption backdoor.

Business News

Apple: Founding Fathers Would Be 'Appalled' by Government's iPhone Request

The company is fighting the Justice Department over encryption standards.

Business News

Watch John Oliver Hilariously Break Down the Apple Encryption Case

The comedian is thoughtful with his take on the nuances around encryption.

Business News

Amazon Drops Encryption Feature in Fire Tablet Software

Privacy advocates and some users criticized the move, which came to light on Thursday as Apple Inc. was waging an legal battle over unlocking an iPhone.

Business News

Tech Companies to Apple: We've Got Your Back

The rare display of unity and support from Apple's sometime-rivals showed the breadth of Silicon Valley's opposition to the government's anti-encryption effort, a position endorsed by the United Nations human rights chief.

News and Trends

FBI Vs Apple: Judgment Decides the Future of Privacy in Smart Phones

Governments could gain access to your darkest, most personal data in your phone – and there's nothing you can do about it

Business News

Apple Files Arguments in Court Opposing FBI iPhone Request

In a copy of the brief provided by the company, Apple argued that the government's request is 'unprecedented' and violates the company's First Amendment rights.

Business News

Apple Urges Government to Form Commission on Encryption Issues

'Apple would gladly participate in such an effort,' the company wrote in a blog post.

Business News

Why Apple Is Going to War Over the FBI's 'Backdoor' Order

The order involves the iPhone 5C that belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwaan Farook.

Business News

Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement

The company says that complying with the request will 'threaten the trust between Apple and its customers and substantially tarnish the brand.'

Business News

U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption

The companies say new policies would weaken increasingly sophisticated encryption systems designed to protect consumers' privacy.