PBS NewsHour

Can the government balance encryption access with privacy?

Clip: 07/08/2015 | 9m 29s

The U.S. government wants to be able to read certain data that's inaccessible to intelligence agencies due to encryption. At a Senate hearing, FBI director James Comey said the privacy technology can be a double-edged sword, detrimental to public safety. Gwen Ifill speaks to former Homeland Security Department official Stewart Baker and Susan Landau of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Aired: 07/08/15

Rating: NR

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