Content type: News & Analysis
29th May 2019
Privacy International has joined a global coalition of privacy campaigners, tech companies, and technology experts to respond to proposals by British intelligence chiefs aimed at allowing them access to encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp or Signal.   If implemented, the proposals would allow government authorities to force messaging platforms to silently add a law enforcement participant to a group chat or call.  Such a capability poses serious threats to cybersecurity and fundamental…