There are a series of recent examples of hackers gaining access to records and disrupting various businesses. Banks have had to issue thousands of new debit and credit cards to help. Now there is a cry by government officials that Apple and Google are using sophisticated encryption techniques with their new phone products that stop even law enforcement from gaining access, even with search warrants.
The argument for fast access by law enforcement suggests it is critical to find and protect victims of certain crimes such as kidnapping, sexual predators, etc.
The argument against is to protect privacy and business.
Where do you stand on the issue?
Steve Koenig, SCORE Counselor
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