The Dutch just stated that Encrypted Whatsapp and Telegram messages should be accessible for Intelligence Services

The Dutch Intelligence Service stated in an interview with the Dutch newspapers Volkskrant that they would want to see a limitation on the encryption level of Whatsapp and Telegram.

The director of the Dutch Intelligence Service AIVD Rob Bertholee stated he would rather be able to snoop on the messages of people that pose a threat to the national security while being blind as they currently are.

Rob Bertholee also fired some shots towards Apple, he stated that it is weird that Apple is providing a safe haven for criminals that want to use encrypted communication methods.

He did mention that he does care about the privacy of people, but that he thinks that having privacy as a higher priority than safety is wrong.


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