Privacy Rights And National Security

Privacy rights and national security are often in conflict. The government must balance its needs to protect the nation, while preserving its citizen’s individual rights to privacy. Several ways to achieve the balance have been suggested, although none have been fully accepted.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How Prevalent is Encryption in Criminal Conduct?
Is There a Crime of Unlawful Use of Encryption?
What is Steganography?
What is the “Clipper Chip?”
What is a Key Escrow System?

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