FBI asks Meta to not implement end-to-end encryption, says it will make its job harder
'A purposeful design choice that degrades safety systems and weakens the ability to keep child users safe.'
On Apr 20, 2023 by Jacob Seitz
WhatsApp, Signal threaten to end service in U.K. if Online Safety Bill passes
The companies urged the UK government to 'urgently rethink' its legislation.
On Apr 18, 2023 by Jacob Seitz
EU’s plan to scan phones for child abuse material is even more invasive than Apple’s disastrous idea
'This document is the most terrifying thing I’ve ever seen.'
On May 12, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Congress barrels forward with EARN IT Act, determined to end encrypted messaging online
Critics are warning that the bill could threaten encryption, free expression online.
On Feb 10, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich
Hundreds arrested after using ‘encrypted’ messaging app backdoored by the FBI
Operation Trojan Shield has already led to the arrest of 800 suspects in 16 countries.
On Jun 8, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Sex trafficking survivor blasts Facebook encryption plans for endangering children
Federal government also opposes
On May 26, 2021 by Claire Goforth
Here’s what happens when the cops try to subpoena Signal
'It’s impossible to turn over data that we never had access to in the first place.'
On Apr 28, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Signal adds encrypted group video calls feature
The popular encrypted messaging app just made it really easy to have a secure group video call.
On Dec 15, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Zoom settles with FTC over end-to-end encryption claims
The company's claims about end-to-end encryption were a focus earlier this year.
On Nov 9, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Justice Department joins 6 other countries calling for easier access to encrypted data
The Justice Department continues to attack encryption.
On Oct 13, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Zoom sued over misleading end-to-end encryption claims
Zoom misstating that it offered end-to-end encryption is at the heart of the suit.
On Aug 11, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Mozilla VPN: All you need to know about Mozilla’s new privacy service
Mozilla, the makers of Firefox, launched a VPN service. Here's what you need to know.
On Aug 8, 2020 by Libby Cohen
Both chambers of Congress now have a version of a ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill
The Senate version of the bill was met with near-universal scorn from privacy advocates.
On Jul 31, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Here are the best 6 apps to send encrypted messages
Here are some ways to make your chats more secure.
On Jul 27, 2020 by Libby Cohen