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Worried about Apple? California Has a Bill That Would Disable Encryption on All Phones

Authors: Andrew Crocker

Published: March 2016

URL: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/03/worried-about-apple-california-has-bill-would-disable-encryption-all-phones

Tags: 2010s Encryption Ban State Law

Abstract: Update (April 8, 2016): The encryption bill has been amended. The changes are discussed in a new post. Smartphone users in California take notice: a new CA State Assembly bill would ban default encryption features on all smartphones. Assembly Bill 1681, introduced in January by Assemblymember Jim…