Michigan poised to ban most state workers' use of encrypted messaging

by • 4 weeks ago

Lawmakers voted unanimously to block state workers from using apps like Signal and WhatsApp on their government-issued devices, citing the state's open-records laws.

Colorado passes bill encouraging blockchain adoption by agencies

by • 4 years ago

For storing sensitive information and encouraging new investment in the state, lawmakers say blockchain — the digital recordkeeping system behind bitcoin — has an "if you build it, they will come" appeal.

California bill mandating cell phone encryption backdoors fails

by • 6 years ago

The controversial legislation died in committee following stiff resistance from privacy advocates and even federal lawmakers.