• Mar 26, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

United Kingdom looks to ban encrypted messaging apps after Westminster attack

The United Kingdom may soon introduce legislation that will ban encrypted messaging apps, according to statements made by British Interior Minister Amber Rudd. In the aftermath of the attack in Westminster, Minister Rudd claimed that encrypted messaging apps are a “secret place for terrorists to communicate” after it was revealed that the attacker had used WhatsApp prior … Continue reading “United Kingdom looks to ban encrypted messaging apps after Westminster attack”

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  • Dec 20, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

Egyptians forced to use a VPN to access encrypted messaging app Signal

Encrypted messaging just took a blow in Egypt. Since this past weekend, many internet users with an Egyptian IP address are no longer able to send or receive messages or calls using Signal. Users in Egypt have been reporting connectivity issues with Signal, the end-to-end encrypted messaging app, since last weekend. There has been no … Continue reading “Egyptians forced to use a VPN to access encrypted messaging app Signal”

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