Should Government Mandate Backdoors for Snooping on the Internet?

Research In Motion is locked in a struggle with several countries, including India and the United Arab Emirates, which are demanding the company hand over the keys to the encrypted messages flying back and forth between BlackBerry users. For most U.S. citizens the travails of RIM were little more than a sideshow, playing out in sidebar stories of mainstream media. But last month I cautioned readers here about something I called the "BlackBerry Butterfly Effect," where, "in this era of a...Full Story
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