#privacy

✳️ MOROCCO | RIGHTS ✳

General attorney in Morocco wants to access personal data of WhatsApp and Telegram users with the excuse of fighting terrorism.

Morocco would not be the only country willing to access personal data, general attorneys in charge of the fight against terrorism in France, …

France & Germany seek to force WhatsApp & Telegram to unlock encrypted messages

France and Germany this week called on the European Union to adopt a law that would require app companies to make encrypted messages available to law enforcement, as part of Europe's ongoing efforts to thwart …

We want to share with you this interesting text wrote by Jochem (a member of @geeksChat):

When you join a public group and post there: keep in mind that anyone can read this, even without joining the group. There is a minimal expectation of privacy in public groups, as they are essentially open to …

Crawling Telegram channels/groups and collecting public data is not so difficult due to the open ecosystem of Telegram: Anyone can run their own modified tg-cli.

Telegram needs to think about this, a fix could be something like the websites' robots.txt: An option to disallow crawler robots on the …

✳️ RUSSIA | PRIVACY ✳

Russia now collecting encryption keys to decode information from Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram

The notice on the FSB website simply declares that in order to ensure public safety and protect against terrorism, the FSB has found a "procedure of providing the FSB with a …