You are here

US tech industry urges Obama to keep hands off encryption

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 05:50

In a letter to Mr Obama, two industry associations for major software and hardware companies said: "We are opposed to any policy actions or measures that would undermine encryption as an available and effective tool."


AS Washington weighs new cybersecurity steps amid a public backlash over mass surveillance, US tech companies warned President Barack Obama not to weaken increasingly sophisticated encryption systems designed to protect consumers' privacy.

In a strongly worded letter to

Market voices on:

Pair your daily business read with the perfect cup of espresso.

Subscribe to The Business Times today to receive your very own Nespresso Inissia coffee machine worth $188.

Find out more at

Powered by GET.comGetCom