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New York state considers bill mandating backdoors in smartphone encryptionWow, any legislator who voted for this could say goodbye to reelection. Not only would it be extremely unpopular with many voters knowing government can pry into their privacy but it would also be damaging to NYC economy. If you ban stores in NYC from selling devices that don't provide a backdoor guess what, PEOPLE WILL BUY IT ELSEWHERE! Sorry all you local tech companies, your state government just banned the sale of technology that doesn't give law enforcement a backdoor, looks like you'll be loosing all your sales to businesses online or across state lines.