Writers Side with Apple in Encryption Fight with FBI

In a letter to the Attorney General, leading writers and artists protested the FBI's "efforts to force Apple to create software that could effectively enable the U.S. government to unlock any iPhone." The letter from the PEN America Center highlights how "intrusions on privacy damage creative expression and free speech." EPIC has long supported strong encryption as key to the future of privacy and security. EPIC recently gave the 2015 Champion of Freedom Award to Apple CEO Tim Cook for his work in promoting encryption and protecting privacy and security. The 2016 EPIC Awards dinner will be held on June 6th in Washington, DC.

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