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Justice Dept. Revives Push to Mandate a Way to ­nlock Phones

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Christopher Wray, FBI

"I'm confident that by working together and finding similar areas to agree and compromise, we can come up with solutions to the 'going dark' problem," the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, said at a conference in Boston this month, referring to encryption that thwarts investigators.

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Federal law enforcement officials are renewing a push for a legal mandate that tech companies build tools into smartphones and other devices that would allow access to encrypted data in criminal investigations.

From The New York Times
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