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Privacy groups are still trying to get documents unsealed in Facebook encryption case
The ACLU and EFF say a failure to clarify the legal requirements for giving authorities access to encrypted communications would set a dangerous precedent.
Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors
Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.
FBI director: Without compromise on encryption, legislation may be the 'remedy'
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that unless the U.S. government and private industry are able to come to a compromise on the issue of strong encryption and backdoors, legislation may be how the debate is ultimately decided.