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France and Germany urge reform to access encrypted messages

Wednesday 24 August 2016 | 10:06 CET | News
Update: 24 August 2016 | 10:20 CET
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve met with his German counterpart, Thomas de Maiziere, on 23 August to discuss anti-terrorism proposals. Following the meeting, Cazeneuve told the press in Paris that France and Germany will put forward a European initiative to tackle the problem of messaging encryption used by Islamist extremists, to be discussed at the EU summit taking place on 16 September. In particular, Cazeneuve said that messaging service operators such as Telegram, which has so far been reluctant to cooperate with the authorities, should be compelled to provide access to

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[24/08/2016 10:20 - Update: EU summit date amended to 16 September]


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Countries: France / Germany
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