WhatsApp and Snapchat may get Banned in UK
WhatsApp and Snapchat may get Banned in UK, UK Prime Minister wants to Ban Encrypted Messaging Apps, WhatsApp and Snapchat got banned, UK censorship,
The Independent have quoted the statement made by the Cameron in Paris which reads -“In our country, do we want to allow a means of communication between people which…we cannot read?”
With the above statement Cameron clear that he wants to stops the use of the communication methods that cannot be read by the security services even with a warrant.
Cameron acknowledged the "contentious" nature of this approach and reassured citizens that obtaining such data with permission from the apps would still require a warrant.
"Let me stress again, this cannot happen unless the home secretary personally signs a warrant. We have a better system for safeguarding this very intrusive power than probably any other country that I can think of," Cameron added.After the numbers of the leaks from the whistle blower Edward Snowden, which reveals the NSA surveillance, the users privacy is been the first priority for any service provider. In the related with this many of the companies have took great steps for protecting the users data and information. Messaging service like Whatsapp and Snapchat and othet social sites have also committed to keeping their services encrypted so that the communications between their users remain unable to be read by authorities.