Digital encryption is preventing access to human traffickers’ data: William Barr
U.S. Attorney General William Barr discusses human traffickers’ use of encrypted data and the work he is doing to fight it.
What is encryption?
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Encryption is a function on certain apps and devices that allows users to send and receive private messages.
End-to-end encryption allows people to communicate with each other on certain apps or devices without worrying about developers and other third parties like hackers or law enforcement having access to those messages.
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How does encryption work?
Cybersecurity infrastructure company Cloudfare explains encryption as a way of scrambling plain text into a kind of unreadable language.