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Encryption on Facebook, Google, others threatened by planned new bill – Source Reuters Tech News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. legislation will be introduced in the coming weeks that could hurt technology companies’ ability to offer end-to-end encryption, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, and it aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on such platforms.

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: An encryption message is seen on the WhatsApp application on an iPhone, March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

The bill, proposed by the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham and Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal, aims to fight such material on platforms like …

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