Bill Would Prevent Surveillance Back Doors

Lawmakers Call Such Built-In Vulnerabilities Indefensible
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A trio of lawmakers representing both sides of the aisle has introduced the Secure Data Act, which would prohibit agencies from requiring that products and services contain surveillance "back doors."

Those are built-in ways for the government to bypass data security protections in order to collect information, but the legislators are concerned others could exploit those back doors.

A similar bill passed in the House last year but did not make it into law.

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