Monday, February 01, 2016

New Technologies Give Government Ample Means to Track Suspects, Study Finds - The New York Times

Check Don’t Panic: Making Progress on the ‘Going Dark’ Debate (pdf) for the full report; tangentially, see NSA Hacker Chief Explains How to Keep Him Out of Your System (Wired)
"For more than two years the F.B.I. and intelligence agencies have warned that encrypted communications are creating a “going dark” crisis that will keep them from tracking terrorists and kidnappers.

Now, a study in which current and former intelligence officials participated concludes that the warning is wildly overblown, and that a raft of new technologies — like television sets with microphones and web-connected cars — are creating ample opportunities for the government to track suspects, many of them worrying."
New Technologies Give Government Ample Means to Track Suspects, Study Finds - The New York Times
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