Facebook’s privacy power-play

Timothy Thomas

Posted by Tim Thomas | Partner
On 4th October 2019

“Shining a light through the CLOUD: Facebook’s end to end encryption announcement is a direct challenge to US CLOUD Act and UK Crime Overseas Production Orders Act 2019”

The news that Facebook announced this morning should surprise no one in its timing. The announcement, that Facebook are looking to provide end to end encryption for communications between its users, comes just when law enforcement in the US and UK are on the cusp of a significant enhancement of their data gathering capability.

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