As the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act enjoys the lion’s share of attention, another bill aimed at facilitating compensation for American victims of terrorist attacks seems to be sailing below the radar.
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A few months ago, we wrote a lengthy piece about the possibility that Apple could face civil liability for providing end-to-end encryption to criminals and terrorists. Now Twitter's facing a suit based on the very legal theory we outlined.
U.S. officials have urged a federal judge weigh the “public interest” when deciding whether to require the Palestinian Authority (PA) to post a bond to satisfy a judgment against it for supporting terrorism.
Could Apple be held liable for its end-to-end encryption offerings under a reading of the material support for terrorism laws? The answer may surprise you. But the result may not be what Jim Comey wants from the tech companies.