- CNBC, Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:54 PM
The Government Communications Headquarters in the UK wants a way to give law enforcement access to end-to-end encrypted digital information from individuals without compromising privacy, but a
group of 47 companies including Apple, Google, Microsoft and WhatsApp have signed a petition to abandon its plans for a so-called “ghost protocol.” In the open letter published on Lawfare
, the companies say the plan would undermine
security, threaten trust in encrypted messaging services, and compromise citizens’ right to privacy and free expression.
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