Calls for backdoor access to WhatsApp as Five Eyes nations meet

Countries focus on increasingly effective encryption of communications


"British, American and other intelligence agencies from English-speaking countries have concluded a two-day meeting in London amid calls for spies and police officers to be given special, backdoor access to WhatsApp and other encrypted communications."

Dealing with the challenge faced by increasingly effective encryption was one of the main topics at the summit, officials said, at a time when technology companies want to make their services more secure after a range of security breaches."

Calls for backdoor access to WhatsApp as Five Eyes nations meet - Countries focus on increasingly effective encryption of communications (Guardian, link)

 

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