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French official begins anti-encryption campaign

French official begins anti-encryption campaign

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. A French official plans to begin mobilizing a global effort — starting with Germany — against tech companies encrypting their messaging apps, according to Reuters. Messaging apps, such as Telegram and WhatsApp, that promote end-to-end encryption, are used by terrorists to organize attacks in Europe, the minister said. Although individual governments have previously explored seeking mandatory backdoors from tech companies,…

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Take a stand against the Obama/FBI anti-encryption charm offensive

Take a stand against the Obama/FBI anti-encryption charm offensive

It has been frustrating to watch as the horrific San Bernardino terrorist killing spree has been used as a cover by the FBI to achieve the anti-encryption goals they’ve been working towards for years. Much of that frustration stems from the fact that the American media has so poorly reported the facts in this case. The real issue in play is that the FBI wants backdoor access to any and all forms of encryption and is willing to demonize Apple…

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