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The Burr-Feinstein Proposal Is Simply Anti-Security

Authors: Cohn, Cindy

Published: April 2016

URL: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/04/burr-feinstein-proposal-simply-anti-security

Tags: 2010s Going Dark Law Enforcement

Abstract: Sens. Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein recently released a draft bill forcing nearly all U.S. companies to decrypt any encrypted data they may handle. Specifically, it would place a new, sweepingly broad duty on device manufacturers, software developers, ISPs, online services and others to decrypt…