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The Hill – ‘Crypto wars’ return to Congress

The Hill – ‘Crypto wars’ return to Congress

“This is a long-term discussion that has been coming and I expect to continue,” said Carl Szabo, a lobbyist for NetChoice, a trade group for online businesses including Google, eBay and Yahoo.

As for the chances of a CALEA update, he is opposed but isn’t assuming the FBI will stand down.

“I never underestimate anything,” he said.

“I always think that there is a chance, even if it’s not as sweeping as installing a front door master key on every mobile device, it could be installing a small backdoor.”