British Prime Minister wants to prohibit communication with end-to-endencryptie




Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom wants communication services working with end-to-endencryptie like WhatsApp, prohibit. With this he wants to tighten security in the country in the long term after the bloody attacks last week in Paris.

British Prime Minister is referring among other Telegram and WhatsApp, that since November at least on Android standard encryption provides . According to the politician secret services must at all times have access to the contents of the messages. That is currently the encryption even with a warrant is not always possible.

“The first duty of a government is to keep the country safe and the people. The attacks in Paris showed once again cause the threat that terrorists,” as told Cameron Monday during a press conference at The Independent newspaper was. The prime minister thinks that is why the security forces and the police should be given more powers.

Incidentally, it is still questionable whether Cameron plans can continue. In may this year in the UK House of Commons Elections place. Would show the British Prime Minister may extend his position by several years.

Currently the UK has legislation that requires users to hand over their passwords for encrypted hard drives, called ontsleutelplicht. Australia also conducted before a law. In the Netherlands there are also plans for, although there is criticism of.


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