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Unlocking news: We decrypt those cryptic headlines about Scottish cops bypassing smartphone encryption

By Shaun Nichols 17 Jan 2020 at 22:01

Vid Police Scotland to roll out encryption bypass technology, as one publication reported this week, causing some Register readers to silently mouth: what the hell? With all the brouhaha over the FBI, like a broken record, once again demanding Apple backdoor its iPhone security, and tech companies under pressure to weaken their cryptography, how has the Scottish plod...

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