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Obama on encryption: ‘It’s fetishizing our phones above every other value’

At South by Southwest Interactive, President Obama warned that taking an "absolutist stance" on privacy vs. encryption isn't the right answer.
martyn_williams@idg.comSpeaking at SXSW in Austin, Texas, President Obama argues that the tech community can't afford an isolationist position and must help debate the merits of unbreakable encryption.

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