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Short Take: Net privacy group petitions Congress on encryption

The Internet Privacy Coalition has petitioned a House of Representatives Judiciary Committee member in support of pending legislation that would relax current legal restrictions on encryption technology. The group protests one provision in the bill that would penalize use of encryption in criminal acts.

The Internet Privacy Coalition has petitioned a House of Representatives Judiciary Committee member in support of pending legislation that would relax current legal restrictions on encryption technology. The group protests one provision in the bill that would penalize use of encryption in criminal acts.