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'Five Eyes' nations call on tech giants to build backdoor access

Tuesday 4 September 2018 | 11:09 CET | News
The 'Five Eyes' international pact of nation states (US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) have called on tech companies to build backdoors into their encrypted products, reports The Verge, citing a recently-issued memo. The governments want their law enforcement agencies to be able to access encrypted call and message data and have threatened "technological, enforcement, legislative, or other measures" in order to get into locked devices and services, said the report.

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