Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US Government Challenges Apple on Encryption (Again)

Expand Attorney General William Barr speaks during a tour of a federal prison in Edgefield, South Carolina, July 8, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo/John Bazemore The United States Attorney General William Barr announced this week that the government has asked Apple to unlock two encrypted iPhones belonging to the perpetrator of last month’s fatal shooting at a naval base in Pensacola, Florida. Barr called the attack an act of terrorism, saying that access to the shooter’s devices would protect Americans. What the attorney general misses is that his request could endanger us all: it would require companies…

Read complete article
© Human Rights Watch -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter