""It's a great PR moment (for the government) and it's going to affect people's civil liberties," says Jennifer Granick, an attorney and Director of Civil Liberties for Stanford's Center for Internet and Society. "The story is, 'All of a sudden terrorists are able to do these things because of encryption,' and that's just crazy. Terrorists have been using encryption for a while. We know very little still about how these attacks were planned." Read more » about Will the Paris Attacks Lead Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Encryption Apps?
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