Jeb Bush says he would compel tech companies to hand over encrypted data if president


Jeb Bush is not backing away from a hardline stance against the use of encryption among tech companies

The former Florida governor said he would compel Silicon Valley companies to give the federal government access to encrypted personal data for national security purposes in a meandering and sometimes ambiguous monologue on the topic during Thursday night’s Republican candidate debate in South Carolina.

“There needs to be complete dialogue with large technology companies. They understand there’s a national security risk,” he said.

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