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Senate intel chief backs off on bill criminalizing refusal to aid decryption

reader comments 94 Share this story Apple’s encryption battle View more stories That didn’t take long. The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr (R-N.C.), is backing off on trial-balloon legislation he floated Thursday that would criminalize Apple’s or any other firm’s refusal to assist the government’s encryption efforts. The change of heart comes on […]