Many companies sell products that allow their customers to store and transmit data in an encrypted format. Please respond to the following in not more than 250 words:

To what degree do you believe these companies facilitate governmental access to, and decryption of, such data?
Identify one legal, moral, or ethical implication of your position. Do not repeat an example from the textbook or one that has been posted by another student.
Provide a scenario to illustrate that implication.
Then, in separate posts, follow up to one or more of your fellow students in substantive posts of up to 200 words that further the discussion. For example, you may support or politely challenge a post with your own insights or experience, make a suggestion, or ask probing follow-up questions.

Support your positions with explanations and/or sources, as appropriate.