Priti Patel: Facebook encryption plan 'could harm' fight against child abuse

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Patel argues that children are vulnerable to grooming online, but her claims are disputed
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Patel argues that children are vulnerable to grooming online, but her claims are disputed

Facebook plans to extend its end-to-end ecryption to its Messenger and Instagram services

Home Secretary Priti Patel will use a virtual conference today to urge Facebook to "take the safety of children as seriously" as it does the business of advertising on internet. Patel will warn the...

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