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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#408 Encrypted WhatsApp voice calls frustrate new court-ordered wiretap
The Department of Justice has opened another legal front in the ongoing war over easy-to-use strong encryption.

According to a Saturday report in The New York Times, prosecutors have gone head-to-head with WhatsApp, the messaging app owned by Facebook. Citing anonymous sources, the Times reported that "as recently as this past week," federal officials have been "discussing how to proceed in a continuing criminal investigation in which a federal judge had approved a wiretap, but
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#408 Encrypted WhatsApp voice calls frustrate new court-ordered wiretap
#407 Windows 10 upgrade reportedly starting automatically on sindows 7 PCs
#406 Marriott must pay $600,000 for blocking personal WiFi hotspots
#405 600,000 TFTP servers can be abused for reflection DDoS attacks
#404 Critical bug in libotr could open users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin to compromise
#403 Skype co-founder launches end-to-end encrypted 'Wire' app
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