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The Washington Post Asks Tim Edgar About This Week's "Historic Fight" Over Privacy


    "The outcome of the case," says Tim Edgar, a senior fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, "is going to be hugely important for the balance between privacy and security.”

    He's referring to Apple's recent refusal to comply with the FBI's request for access to the phone owned by one of the perpetrators of last year's massacre in San Bernardino. In today's Washington Post, author Ellen Nakashima solicits Tim's perspective on the highly polarized debate, and he asseses statements made by the government and Apple and how each is positioning themselves in this particular disagreement with an eye to larger conflicts over surveillance and privacy.

    You can read the full article here.

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