Communications and Privacy under Surveillance

Ying-Dar Lin, Jeffrey Voas, Antonio Pescape, Peter Mueller

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Legislation has not kept up with the many innovation leapfrogs that characterize computing technology. The recent legal tangle between the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and Apple about installing back doors in iOS for surveillance brings concerns about sensing, surveillance, privacy, security, secrecy, communication, and trust to the forefront of users' minds.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationComputer
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2016


  • cryptography
  • encryption
  • Internet
  • privacy
  • security
  • surveillance

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    Lin, Y-D., Voas, J., Pescape, A., & Mueller, P. (2016). Communications and Privacy under Surveillance. Computer, 49(3), 10-13.