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The Ground Truth About Encryption and the Consequences of Extraordinary Access

The following is excerpted from The Ground Truth About Encryption and the Consequences of Extraordinary Access, a recent whitepaper by The Chertoff Group, examining the current legal, technical and policy debate in America relating to the question of whether governments may lawfully access digital communications and digitally stored data. Jim Pflaging, The Chertoff Group’s global lead for its technology sector…