Law enforcement vs. tech: Addressing privacy, competition concerns
from By Bambi Majumdar
The more we immerse ourselves in the virtual world, the more we demand cybersecurity and privacy assurances from tech companies. A recent meeting between several state law enforcement officials and Attorney General Jeff Sessions opened a new chapter of strict scrutiny. Both the Department of Justice and the states want to explore better ways to protect consumers and businesses from powerful technology companies. At the same time, they want laws that will give law enforcement access to essential data to solve crimes.
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