August 10, 2015

Going Dark: Law Enforcement Leaders on Universal Encryption

The most recent warnings from law enforcement leaders of the dangers of mass encryption of mobile phones, email and other communications is reigniting concern about what the U.S. FBI calls, “Going dark.” That refers to the challenge law enforcement faces in tracking criminals and terrorists who use their encrypted mobile phones and computers to communicate. It is a conversation that has been talking place in the law enforcement community for some time. Below are relevant newspaper articles and speeches on this topic.