May 282015
 
 May 28, 2015  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Glyn Moody reports:

The new Investigatory Powers Bill, announced in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, will include legislation to force Internet companies to give access to encrypted conversations of suspected terrorists and criminals. According to The Telegraph: “New laws will require WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, Snapchat and other popular apps to hand messages sent by their users to MI5, MI6 and GCHQ about suspects under investigation.”

Read more on Ars Technica.

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