Smartphone Encryption Restores Public Trust in Technology

in the news | September 30, 2014

New York Times

Seeta Peña Gangadharan:

The choice by Apple and Google to incorporate privacy-as-default features into their products adds a populist element to privacy vs. state security debates. This move could help restore public trust in technology as a tool to improve our lives and collectively self-govern, at a time when trust in government is at an all-time low.