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New campaign aims to stop more encrypted apps
A new government-backed campaign calls on tech giants to stop rolling out end-to-end-encryption (E2EE) on apps.
E2EE means that only the sender and receiver can read messages, and these can’t be accessed by law enforcement or the app owners.
The No Place to Hide campaign maintains that E2EE makes it harder to detect child abuse.
Data from the US National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) suggests that 14 million reports of suspected online child sex abuse could be lost every year if further roll out of encryption is not stopped.