Tag: encryption

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www.propublica.org > Craig Silverman, Jack Gillum and Peter Elkind
How Facebook Undermines Privacy Protections for Its 2 Billion WhatsApp Users
7 sep. 2021 - WhatsApp assures users that no one can see their messages — but the company has an extensive monitoring operation and regularly shares personal information with prosecutors.
 · accenture · apple · content-moderation · crypto-wars · encryption · end-to-end-encryption · facebook · false-positives · law-enforcement · metadata · privacy · signal · surveillance-capitalism · whatsapp

www.eff.org > Bill Budington, Erica Portnoy and Matthew Guariglia
Amazon Ring’s End-to-End Encryption: What it Means
2 feb. 2021 - Almost one year after EFF called on Amazon’s surveillance doorbell company Ring to encrypt footage end-to-end, it appears they are starting to make this necessary change. This call was a response to a number of problematic and potentially harmful incidents, including larger concerns about Ring’s security and reports that employees were fired for watching customers’ videos. Now, Ring is finally taking a necessary step—making sure that the transmission of footage from your Ring camera to your phone cannot be viewed by others, including while that footage is stored on Amazon’s cloud.
 · amazon · encryption · not-read · ring-doorbell