Jon Eisenberg

Jon Eisenberg is the Senior Board Director of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies.

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Encryption

NAS Report: A New Light in the Debate over Government Access to Encrypted Content

The encryption debate dates back to Clinton administration proposals for the “clipper chip” and mandatory deposit of decryption keys. But that debate reached new prominence in connection with the FBI’s efforts to compel Apple to decrypt the phone of a dead terrorist in the San Bernardino case.