If mandated by the Internet Safety Bill, WhatsApp claims it would prefer to be blocked in the UK than compromise its encrypted messaging system.   Will Cathcart, the company’s CEO, declared that if asked to weaken the privacy of encrypted messages, the company would reject. The messaging software Signal previously […]

Facebook and Instagram’s parent company, Meta, is developing a separate, text-based social network app.   It might compete with Mastodon, Twitter’s decentralized rival. We’re investigating a standalone decentralized social network for exchanging text updates, a spokeswoman told the BBC. “We think there is a need for a dedicated area where […]