New York & California Move to Ban the Sale of Current iPhones Because they Protect Your Data

stomach arial, cheap sans-serif;”>In January, rx state legislators from both California and New York introduced bills that would ban the retail sale of smartphones with full-disk encryption – a technology designed to guarantee customers’ digital data stored within a phone is only accessible to the devices owner.

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After Edward Snowden’s public disclosures of mass domestic surveillance in the U.S. and abroad, companies such as Google and Apple began to respond to a massive consumer demand for greater digital security.

The bills are intended to allow law enforcement access to the devices of criminals or victims if they are seized as evidence in a criminal investigation.

“The New York state legislature says they want these backdoors so that law enforcement can break ….

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William "Bill" Hicks

We’re at a crossroads where we have to decide if we want our privacy or security. It’s impossible to have both.

The question has to be answered…….”Do we want our personal privacy at the cost of terrorists being able to launch assaults on our persons?”