Senate bill would force tech companies to comply with just about any government order

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The “Compliance With Court Orders Act of 2016”, birthed by privacy-fearing senators Dianne Feinsten and Richard Burr, is a tiny, 9-page bill that would force tech companies to comply in situations that Apple and the FBI found themselves in.  Reason

Of course, the easy access to third-party encryption software renders the squabble over encryption meaningless.  No bill is going to prevent anyone from finding and installing it.