Encryption does not mean the Web goes “dark” for investigators, a Harvard study concludes.
Berkman in the News
The surge in Internet-connected devices will offer ample new surveillance opportunities, according to a Harvard study.
Criminals may run, but they can’t hide even with encryption, according to a new study from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. The findings show that law enforcement still has options to circumvent an emerging world of cybersecurity.
Encrypted communication is making law enforcement and counter-terrorism investigations more difficult, but fears of “going dark” are overblown.
Since the 2013 Snowden disclosures revealed the extent of government surveillance programs it’s been a standard claim by intelligence agencies, seeking to justify their push for more powers,…
Fears that encrypted communication will prevent agencies from tracking terrorists are overstated, according to a study that included current and former intelligence officials.
A Harvard study showed that the government’s fears about terrorists and criminals going off the radar are unfounded. The report, to which prominent security experts contributed, explained that we are actually heading toward a less encrypted, easy-to-surveil world.