Backdoors are a security vulnerability
August 9, 2019 - Upset by their inability to access potentially vital evidence for criminal investigations, the federal government has, for years, pushed to convince tech companies to build backdoors that will, allegedly, only be used by law enforcement agencies. The problem, cybersecurity researchers say, is that those backdoors can easily be exploited by criminals.
Changing California’s privacy law: A snapshot at the support and opposition
July 25, 2019 - Before the California Senate returns from its summer recess, we look at the authors, supporters, opponents, and donors involved in an extended fight to change California's privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act.
Apple iOS 13 will better protect user privacy, but more could be done
June 12, 2019 - Apple’s newest iOS features provide simple, easy-to-use options that can leave users more informed and more in control of their online privacy. But privacy experts agreed: Apple can—and should—go further.