White House weighs legislation to ban one of the best features of WhatsApp and Telegram

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After badmouthing Apple over the last few years and throwing a scare into Huawei (a nightmare that is not yet over), the Trump administration’s next target could be the use of end-to-end-encryption in the U.S. Used on apps like Telegram and WhatsApp, end-to-end encryption means that messages sent from one user to another can only be read by the sender and recipient of the message. Not even the company running the messaging app can crack the code. The encryption is also used when Messages users send each other iMessages on iOS devices.
Politico reports that senior Trump …

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