Dec 182015
 December 18, 2015  Posted by  Business, Surveillance

Steve McCaskill reports:

BlackBerry chief John Chen says technology and governments should work together, claiming privacy would not be the victim of cooperation

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has slammed other technology firms, specifically Apple, for refusing to work with governments on “lawful access requests” and says the right to privacy should not be extended to criminals.

Chen said the debate between pro-privacy advocates and governments had become “acrimonious and polarising” in recent times, especially following reports terrorists are using messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram to carry out their activities.

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