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Facebook rejects calls for police 'backdoor' to encrypted messages

Wednesday 11 December 2019 | 11:26 CET | News
Facebook has rejected a call from the US, UK and Australia governments to create a 'backdoor' in its messaging apps so law enforcement officials can access encrypted messages. The company said this "would be a gift to criminals, hackers and repressive regimes", as it was impossible to create access for one purpose and not expect others to try to exploit the weakened security. 

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Countries: World
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