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U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration still believes in the use of encryption to protect digital information, even after top officials have questioned how law enforcement agencies will get access to data on encrypted devices, a White House advisor said.

There is “no scenario” in which the U.S. government wants weaker encryption, Michael Daniel, the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator, said Thursday. But Obama and other officials have raised questions about how to deal with technology that puts information “literally beyond the reach of law enforcement under any sort of due process”.

In recent months, FBI director James Comey, U.S. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers and Obama himself have all raised concerns about law enforcement access to encrypted communications.

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