Tag: Rob Bertholee

Dutch Head of Central Intelligence Proposes Weakening WhatsApp and Telegram Encryption

End-to-encryption has been a thorn in the side of politicians and law enforcement agencies for quite some time now. Rob Bertholee, Head of central intelligence service AIVD, wants to limit the usability of encryption in social messaging apps.Notably Whatsapp and Telegram are mentioned, allegedly to facilitate anti-terrorism measures in The Netherlands AIVD Wants To Limit Encryption It is not the first time government officials say doing something about end-to-end encryption. …
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