Law enforcement and intelligence officials have been warning that the growing use of encryption on smartphones could seriously hinder criminal and national security investigations.
Law enforcement and intelligence officials have been warning that the growing use of encryption on smartphones could seriously hinder criminal and national security investigations. File photo by Manu Fernandez The Associated Press
Law enforcement and intelligence officials have been warning that the growing use of encryption on smartphones could seriously hinder criminal and national security investigations. File photo by Manu Fernandez The Associated Press

As encryption spreads, U.S. worries about access to data for investigations

April 10, 2015 07:46 PM