Annotated Bibliography On Crime And Security And Its Impact On Privacy

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An Annotated Bibliography on Crime & Security and its Impact on Privacy
"A Closer Look on Wiretapping." The New York Times. The New York Times, 11 June 1994. Web. 06 Dec. 2015. This piece is an op-ed that was written in the New York Times in 1994, outlining the effects of encryption on the government’s ability to wiretap on people’s phone conversations, and the resulting government 's actions. This op-ed’s exigency stems from the author’s need to address the fact that the “government’s ability to tap private phone calls is under siege” due to the rise of new encryption methods (1). The argument that the author is based on the premise that the ability to wiretap is very important to the government since uses wiretapping as a main method to convict criminals. This is why the government proposed two new solutions to fix the issue: either have everyone use Clipper phones or using legislation to mandate that phone companies use technologies which maintain the government’s ability to wiretap. This article was useful because it described the government’s viewpoint on encryption and wiretapping and how it plans on tackling the new encryption methods.

Timberg, Craig, and Greg Miller. "FBI Blasts Apple, Google for Locking Police out of Phones. "Washington Post. The Washington Post, n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2015. In this article, technology reporters, Timberg and Miller throw light on the difficulties faced by law enforcement agencies in gathering digital evidence. With the rise in…

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