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Explained: Can govt intercept WhatsApp?

  • Pranav Mukul--Indianexpress.com
  • published date: 2019-10-09 22:30:18

As TRAI examines the possibility of lawful interception of messages on WhatsApp and similar platforms, a look at the debate around such interception, the technical difficulties, and practices around the world

Apps such as WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram, etc. claim to provide end-to-end encryption of their messages. This has caused some uncertainty among the authorities on how they can seek access to messages. On Tuesday, The Indian Express reported that the Telecom R… [+6091 chars]