Oct 152013
 
 October 15, 2013  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

Jordan O’Brien reports:

Think those cheeky Snapchats are completely safe? Maybe not according to a new blog post from the company. According to Micah Schaffer, the person in charge of trust and safety issues at Snapchat, law enforcement agencies can gain access to some Snapchats with a suitable warrant — just like any other service.

Unlike other services though, as soon as that Snapchat has been viewed by the other user, it’s deleted from the Google-hosted cloud — meaning if a warrant is sent, there is no way of accessing that data.

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