About the bill
ENCRYPT Act would prevent states from banning digital encryption
Encryption -- a process of encoding digital messages so third parties cannot access or read it -- has become one of the biggest topics in the news over the past few years. This month, Apple is refusing a court order to bypass encryption on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. More people are using encryption tools in their digital communications, more tech companies are adopting it as a standard, and more journalists are utilizing it for their reporting.
New York and California have ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Feb 10, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 10, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 10, 2016
H.R. 4528 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 4528 — 114th Congress: ENCRYPT Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4528
“H.R. 4528 — 114th Congress: ENCRYPT Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. May 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4528>
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