Phone crypto shut FBI out of 7,000 devices, complains chief g-man

The FBI has been locked out of almost 7,000 seized mobile phones thanks to encryption, director Christopher Wray has said. Speaking at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Philadelphia in the US, Gray lamented that device encryption kept the g-men out of “more than 6,900, that’s six thousand nine hundred, mobile devices … even though we had the legal authority to do so.” “It impacts investigations across the board:

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