But it wants a way into reading specific conversations, a plan that most experts have said is completely unworkable.
Technology companies say that such a system is impossible.
Most people won't be concerned about that because they primarily use apps like Whats App and i Message for their "features", she writes, and not because of the technology they incorporate to keep messages safe.
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"“The suggestion that real people do not care about the security of their communications is dangerous and misleading," said Jim Killock, the group's executive director.
"Some people want privacy from corporations, abusive partners or employers.
But those same apps are used by hundreds of millions of people each day, with the technology also keeping messages safe from the view of hackers and other malicious agents.
The government supports the use of strong encryption and does not want to ban end-to-end encryption, Ms Rudd says.