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Jonathan L. Zittrain, David O'Brien, Matt Olsen, Bruce Schneier & the Berklett Working Group, Don’t Panic: Making Progress on the “Going Dark” Debate (Berkman Ctr. Research Publ'n No. 2016-1, Feb. 1, 2016).

Abstract: This report from the Berkman Center's Berklett Cybersecurity Project offers a new perspective on the "going dark" debate from the discussion, debate, and analyses of an unprecedentedly diverse group of security and policy experts from academia, civil society, and the U.S. intelligence community. The Berklett group took up some of the questions of surveillance and encryption as some companies are encrypting services by default, making their customers' messages accessible only to the customers themselves. The report outlines how market forces and commercial interest as the increasing prevalence of networked sensors in machines and appliances point to a future with more opportunities for surveillance, not less.