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After Apple v. FBI, Will Government-Proof Encryption Be the Norm?

One immediate beneficiary of the government’s case against Apple is the niche industry that has sprung up to design apps and phones to thwart snooping by governments, business rivals and criminals.

“The legal showdown between Apple and U.S. law enforcement over encryption, no matter the outcome, will likely accelerate tech company efforts to engineer safeguards against government intrusion, tech industry executives say. Already, an emerging industry is marketing super-secure phones and mobile applications.”