Responding to an open letter sent to Facebook - signed by the UK Home Secretary, the United States’ Attorney General and Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Australian Minister for Home Affairs - calling for the company to grant law enforcement access to the content of encrypted communications across its messaging services
“It is shocking that governments want to roll back the existing security protection for billions of people using WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger” – Joe Westby
“Facebook is right to stand up to this latest attempt to intrude on private communications. It is shocking that governments want to roll back the existing security protection for billions of people using WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
“Weakening encryption on popular commercial apps undermines the rights of billions of ordinary people. It should be remembered that anyone intending to commit criminal or terrorist acts could simply use other widely-available encrypted services.
Tags: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA, TECHNOLOGY.
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