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Signal warns UK online safety bill clause ‘eviscerates privacy’ and could force it to quit UK

By Jakub Krupa
  • 04 Jul 2023 16:52
  • 04 Jul 2023 16:52
Messaging service Signal would be "forced to quit" the UK if the government's content-moderation law were to be adopted in its current form, the company's president has warned.
Meredith Whittaker said tech companies were concerned by "possible evisceration of privacy and security" through a backdoor to undermine encrypted services.

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Jakub Krupa

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Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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