WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages | Technology | The Guardian


Privacy campaigners criticise WhatsApp vulnerability as a ‘huge threat to freedom of speech’ and warn it could be exploited by government agencies Source: WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages | Technology | The Guardian Two quotes, in particular, that stand out: Boelter reported the backdoor vulnerability to Facebook in April 2016, but was told…

US renews fight to seize content from Microsoft’s servers in Ireland | Ars Technica UK


“The Opinion has created a regime where electronic communication service providers—private, for-profit businesses answerable only to their shareholders—can thwart legitimate and important criminal and national security investigations, while providing no offsetting, principled privacy protections,” the government argued. Source: US renews fight to seize content from Microsoft’s servers in Ireland | Ars Technica UK