a) This is a RUMOR site. Expect this.
b) You act like other stories made up by analysts are researched. Um... no.
c) Because, click bait.
That being said, I think it's something that governments should look into (or do we not trust them either now?). Are we putting technology into the hands of enemies of the state because of an unfettered believe in "open and cheap"? Should we allow commercial entities (Apple, Google, Microsoft) to permit technology like encryption...