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NOV 25, 2015 | US

The Washington Post gets perspective from BSA President and CEO Victoria Espinel on encryption

Tech industry defends encryption amid new questions following Paris attacks

The Washington Post, November 25, 2015

On Tuesday, The Software Alliance (BSA) mounted a strong defense of encryption technology, saying it is a critical tool that protects users’ online privacy.

“That is not the case. Encryption — rather than something to be feared — is a valuable tool millions of people rely on every day to secure their online privacy,” the BSA said. “Government should not be pushing for solutions that would make the online environment less secure.”

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Original Posting: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2015/11/25/tech-industry-defends-encryption-amid-new-questions-following-paris-attacks/

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