Now even WhatsApp?From a US court arranged surveillance measures in an investigation case failed due to the encryption of the Messengers.The Ministry of Justice has taken action, WhatsApp could come as recently Apple under similar pressure.
The encryption performed at the popular short message service WhatsApp has come to the attention of the US government, according to a newspaper report.In a determination of the case by a judge arranged control measures at WhatsApp encryption have failed, reported the “New York Times” on the weekend.In US Department of Justice will now deliberate on the way forward, it said, citing informed people.The US government is already in a court battle withAppleover the unlocking of iPhones that make headlines.
The newspaper could bring no further details on the investigation in case experience.They said only that it was not terrorism-determination and it is unclear whether the government on a disputewith WhatsAppwill engage in court.
A billion users worldwide
The of Facebook acquired messaging service WhatsApp has one billion users worldwide.The service attacks since 2014 so-called end-to-end encryption, in which only the sender and recipient can read the message.This WhatsApp can the authorities similar to Apple say that you can come out any data that you do not have access.
Apple has been ordered by a judge to help the FBI when unlocking an iPhone.The Group counters to overturn the encryption once, would mean less security for all.