New York & California Move to Ban the Sale of Current iPhones Because they Protect Your Data

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By Jay Syrmopoulos In January, state legislators from both California and New York introduced bills that would ban the retail sale of smartphones with full-disk encryption – a technology designed to guarantee customers’ digital data stored within a phone is only accessible to the devices owner.
After Edward Snowden’s public disclosures of mass domestic surveillance in the U.S. and abroad, companies such as Google and Apple began to respond to a massive consumer demand for greater digital security.
The bills are intended to allow law enforcement access to the devices of criminals or victims if they are seized as evidence in a criminal investigation.
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Source:: http://thefreethoughtproject.com/york-california-move-ban-encrypted-iphone-sales/