The bill aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on platforms like Google, Facebook and so on.
Apple said in a statement that it had given the FBI all the data “in our possession” related to the Pensacola case when it was asked a month ago.
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Law enforcement and technologists have been arguing over encryption controls for more than two decades.
Prasad insists that law enforcement agencies should be able to identify source of messages that fuel false rumours and violence.
These plans by the government reportedly stem from the ongoing US-China trade war.
Except for WhatsApp all social media giants open to share data with government
The databases in question included users' names, encrypted passwords and email addresses.
As per a post by the Tor team, some features could be missing from the Android version of the service.
The aftermath of the Pulwama terror attacks has again punched holes in WhatsApp’s defences on its India strategy working
This video was part of Zuckerberg's 2019 resolution to hold discussions about tech and society.
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Tokenisation differs from encryption significantly.
The bill provides for fines of up to A$10 million ($7.3 million) for institutions and prison terms for individuals for failing to hand over data
The proposed laws could force companies to remove electronic protections, assist government agencies in accessing material from a suspect's device
Dutch police claim that breaking the encryption allowed them to make several drug busts.
On the matter of Aadhaar, Prasad made no mention of the innumerable breaches of demographic data.
In a letter to the Australian government, Apple asserted that encryption is a benefit and public good.
Skype 8.0 also comes with features like group calls that could bring together over 24 people at once.
EU regulators have expressed concern about a plan by Facebook and WhatsApp to begin sharing users’ phone numbers and other data.
For the system to work, Facebook will need to store this data indefinitely. Facebook does claim that all media files are encrypted, however.
Only an administrator of a group can invite new members, but WhatsApp does not have a mechanism to authenticate that invitation, a small but fatal flaw.