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Facebook Fighting FBI Over Encrypted Messages: Report

Facebook is fighting the U.S. Justice Department over a demand that the social-networking service decrypt Messenger voice conversations in a California case related to the MS-13 gang, Reuters reported earlier today (Aug. 17). Credit: Jaktraphong Photography/Shutterstock The case is being kept under seal, but Reuters said three separate individuals who were not named had told […]

US reportedly pressuring Facebook to break Messenger’s encryption over MS-13 investigation

The US Department of Justice is reportedly trying to have Facebook break the end-to-end encryption of its popular Messenger chat app so that the government can spy on a suspect’s “ongoing voice conversations” in a criminal investigation related to the notorious MS-13 gang. Facebook has so far pushed back against the DoJ’s request, according to […]

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