In this photo taken Sunday, June 21, 2009, a Myanmar girl looks on from her home in Nyaungdon, 50 kilometers (31 miles) west of Yangon, Myanmar. Khin Maung Win/AP
Tibetan school children play with a paper cup tied to another with a string at a science exhibition under the Tibetan Monastic Science Initiative which began in 2000 at the request of the Dalai Lama, in Dharmsala, India, Tuesday, June 23, 2009. 50 Buddhist monks have been undergoing training in western science under the initiative. Ashwini Bhatia/AP
President Barack Obama smiles as he listens to a question during a news conference at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Ron Edmonds/AP
James Comey lashed out at tech companies such as Apple and Google after they sent a letter to Obama opposing law enforcement proposals to build 'back doors' into secure products.
ByHolly LaFon, Medill News Service
FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday criticized tech giants including Apple and Google for opposing so-called “back doors” in security software for government agencies to access encrypted phones, computers, and other devices.