Pavel Durov criticized the idea of ​​the British Prime Minister to prohibit protected messengers




Pavel Durov, developing currently messenger Telegram, commented on the performance of Cameron , announced its intention to ban the country’s protected online services. He expressed his opinion in a note published on the blog platform Medium.


The former head of “VKontakte” harshly criticized the British prime minister. Thus, according to Durov, in real terrorists there are lots of ways to share information on the Internet, and the measures proposed by Cameron, will not help.

“In addition to the good old conventional language terrorists can install custom software to hide information in graphic files. They can also embed information as noise into harmless encrypted voice messages or video metadata. The possibilities are countless, “- writes Durov.

Pavel Durov also said that the victory over terrorism, been limited basic values ​​of modern Western society, would mean that the terrorists eventually achieved their goals. If the United Kingdom will take such measures, it is likely, the other countries will follow suit, and the world will change, he says.

Earlier, Prime Minister David Cameron said that in the case of his re-election to prohibit the use of those forms of communication that can not be read by special services. This definition may be subject to popular instant messengers such as iMessage, WhatsApp and Snapchat encrypt data. Including in the area of ​​risk is and Telegram, created Durov.

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