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Washington Post: Newest Androids will join iPhones with default encryption

CDT’s Chief Technology, Joseph Lorenzo Hall, was interviewed by The Washington Post on the recent wave of cell phone encryption.

“Most people aren’t going to go out of their way to do these things,” said Joseph Lorenzo Hall, chief technologist for the Center for Democracy & Technology, a Washington-based non-profit group that receives substantial industry support. “It’s so awesome, as someone who has worked on these issues for a long time, to see these two companies switch their defaults to where these things will be strongly encrypted, and rightly so.”

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