Telegram Must Give FSB Encryption Keys: Russian Court


By AFP

Moscow – Russia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled the popular Telegram messenger app must provide the country’s security services with encryption keys to read users’ messaging data, agencies reported.

Media watchdog Roskomnadzor instructed Telegram to “provide the FSB with the necessary information to decode electronic messages received, transmitted, or being sent” within 15 days, it said on its website.

Telegram had appealed against an earlier ruling that it must share this information, but this appeal was rejected on Tuesday.

If it does not provide the keys it could be blocked …read more

Via:: Security Week