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Dirhams & Dollars, episode 2: Encryption, public versus private

The Business Desk explores the subject of encryption, and the ongoing battle between governments and tech companies

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DUBAI: In the past year, governments around the world have called for companies such as WhatsApp, Apple and Facebook to allow them access to people’s private messages, in the event of a terrorist attack.

In this episode of Dirhams & Dollars, the team goes in depth on the subject of encryption, and the battle that is currently raging between the government, and the private sector.

Sarah, Scott, and Ed discuss the different views on this controversial topic, and outline what it all means for the average person.