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New York Times | 09.30.14

Smartphone Encryption Restores Public Trust in Technology

Seeta Peña Gangadharan

In this op-ed, Data & Society fellow Seeta Peña Gangadharan argues that privacy-as-default features “help restore public trust in technology as a tool to improve our lives and collectively self-govern.” “When technologies come to market with security and privacy baked in,” she writes, “they help users navigate an increasingly opaque digital landscape.”

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