Google and Facebook Continue to Push Back on Government Access to Consumer Data

Facebook and Google privacy heads disagreed on Wednesday April 23, 2015, with White House claims that the government needs ways around encryption of consumer data. Cryptography experts claim that a system designed to allow the U.S. government cirvumvent encryption could be exploited. Google’s chief privacy officer, Keith Enright, said the ability to access encrypted data could also decrease law enforcement’s accountability in data search and access.

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