The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of cyberspace as a digital utopia has long been put to rest. Governments are increasingly developing smarter ways of asserting their national authority in cyberspace in an effort to control the flow, organization, and ownership of information.
"Reduced my activity online"
"How to Break the Deadlock over Data Encryption" is from March 13, 2016, Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Segal and Alex Grigsby and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Tonight on the program, an update on the last month's cyber-attack on the Democratic National Committee. Charlie is joined by Adam Segal of the Council on Foreign Relations; Raj De, former general counsel at the National Security Agency; Michael Riley of Bloomberg News; and David Sanger of the New York Times.
We conclude with Steven Brill discussing his article in The Atlantic, "Are We Any Safer?"