|India government meets with WhatsApp over tracing of fake source|
Added: 07.12.2018 7:16 | 13 views | 0 comments
Indian tech ministry officials met with senior WhatsApp executives this week to ask the Facebook Inc unit to start tracing the origins of misinformation spread through its messaging platform, a senior government official said on Friday.
|Australia Passes Law Forcing Whatsapp And Sign To Hand Over Encrypted Data|
Added: 07.12.2018 4:06 | 15 views | 0 comments
Australia's parliament passed a bill on Thursday which would force large technology firms, including Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook, Apple, Signal, and more to give police access to encrypted data, one of the most far-reaching requirements imposed by a western country which privacy rights groups say creates a dangerous precedent, according to Deutsche Welle. The tech firms opposed the bill on the grounds Australia's legislation could be an example for other nations to follow suit. The legislation is set to become law before the end of 2018. “Let’s just make Australians safe over Christmas,” opposition Labor party leader Bill Shorten said. The bill was passed earlier on Thursday by the lower...