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Oregon senator wants to keep the FBI out of your smartphone

Do you remember when FBI Director James Comey asked for "backdoor" access into every smartphone on the market?

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) certainly remembers. And he's not having a minute of it. In fact, he just proposed an all-new bill that could be reestablish the line between the government and your smartphone.

Wyden's concern with giving the FBI this access isn't just about privacy, either. It's about vulnerability.

If cellphone manufacturers make it so that the FBI can break in to any smartphone, Wyden argues, why couldn't a hacker do the same thing?

Next page: What the FBI director thinks.
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