US Government Wants Facebook to Break Encryption in its Messenger App – Ride the Lightning

Reuters reported on August 17th that he U.S. government is trying to force Facebook to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal probe. This was according to three people briefed on the case, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance.

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