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Ghosts in Your Machine: Spooks Want Secret Access to Encrypted Messages

By Privacy International 04 Jun 2019 at 20:06

Privacy International has joined a global coalition of privacy campaigners, tech companies, and technology experts to respond to proposals by British intelligence chiefs aimed at allowing them access to encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp or Signal. If implemented, the proposals would allow government authorities to force messaging platforms to silently add a law enforcement participant to a group chat or call.

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