Privacy

Encryption messaging apps continue to be used to assure the privacy of messages between two or more users of the app.  The huge question continues to be whether the use of such applications is a threat to national security.  The answer continues to point to the purpose for the use. The laws of many countries …

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Watching the House Intelligence Committee televised public testimony of NSA chief Michael Rogers and FBI chief James Comey today provided yet another glimpse of the theater that has recently become confused with governance and the rule of law.  Discussions of “privacy” have become even more complicated as the private details of ongoing NSA/FBI investigations and …

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