WASHINGTON - MARCH 09:  The seal of the F.B.I. hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau's headquaters March 9, 2007 in Washington, DC. F.B.I. Director Robert Mueller was responding to a report by the Justice Department inspector general that concluded the FBI had committed 22 violations in its collection of information through the use of national security letters. The letters, which the audit numbered at 47,000 in 2005, allow the agency to collect information like telephone, banking and e-mail records without a judicially approved subpoena.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Does the government secretly force companies to decrypt their customers’ messages, build backdoors or hand over their source code so that law enforcement officials can pick through it for vulnerabilities? Those are the questions at the center of an Electronic Frontier Foundation lawsuit filed today against the Justice Department. Read More

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