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Andrew Peng @TheAPJournalist
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.@Reuters exclusive: The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook to break the encryption in its Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe. reut.rs/2Bl7NEn
.@Reuters: Facebook is contesting the DOJ’s demand, and a federal judge heard arguments on a motion to hold Facebook in contempt for refusing to carry out the surveillance request. reut.rs/2Bl7NEn
“If the government prevails in the Facebook Messenger case, it could make similar arguments to force companies to rewrite other popular encrypted services such as Signal and WhatsApp, which include both voice and text functions, some legal experts said.” reut.rs/2Bl7NEn
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