Of Course the Government Wants to Read Your Texts

Law enforcement will always seek more access. The rest of us have to push back.

Suspects' iMessages? You're going to need a warrant.

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Imagine, if you will, a law that said all doors had to be left unlocked so that the police could get in whenever they needed to. Or at the very least, a law mandating that the government have a master key.

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