Definition Edit

The term crypto wars refers to a debate in the 1990s between the U.S. government and data privacy advocates regarding the use of data encryption.[1]

References Edit

  1. Encryption and Evolving Technology: Implications for U.S. Law Enforcement Investigations, at 3.

External resources Edit

  • Philip Elmer-DeWitt, "Apple and the FBI re-enact the '90s Crypto Wars," Fortune (Sept. 27, 2014) (full-text).
  • Todd Lppin, "Winning the Crypto Wars," Wired Mag. (May 1, 1997) (full-text).

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