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Fbi Chief Calls ­nbreakable Encryption 'urgent Public Safety Issue'


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Christopher Wray, FBI

FBI Director Christopher Wray delivers remarks to a graduation ceremony at the FBI Academy on the grounds of Marine Corps Base Quantico in Quantico, Virginia, U.S. December 15, 2017.

Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

The inability of law enforcement authorities to access data from electronic devices due to powerful encryption is an "urgent public safety issue," FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday as he sought to renew a contentious debate over privacy and security.

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