End-to-end encryption offers protection to all sorts of activities from business to political dissent. Photo: Reuters End-to-end encryption offers protection to all sorts of activities from business to political dissent. Photo: Reuters
End-to-end encryption offers protection to all sorts of activities from business to political dissent. Photo: Reuters

Five Eyes group demands ‘backdoor’ access to WhatsApp and other encrypted apps

  • Justice officials in Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the US say they need access to encrypted apps to police online criminality
  • India and Japan, which cooperate in intelligence with the Five Eyes group, added their names to the statement

Topic |   Cybersecurity
End-to-end encryption offers protection to all sorts of activities from business to political dissent. Photo: Reuters End-to-end encryption offers protection to all sorts of activities from business to political dissent. Photo: Reuters
End-to-end encryption offers protection to all sorts of activities from business to political dissent. Photo: Reuters
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