[messaging] Electron and Desktop Secure Messaging

Tim Kuijsten info at netsend.nl
Wed Nov 15 17:05:48 PST 2017

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 05:42:06PM +0100, Jeff Burdges wrote:
> If I understand, Skype traditionally turns over all messaging content to
> any authority figure who asks, no?  If they improved the crpyto great,
> but they cannot be trusted, so auditing their code sounds challenging
> and might yield only temporary results.

Yesterday Microsoft lost the case against Belgium, where Belgian authorities asked for account details and help with tapping certain calls back in 2012. Microsoft didn't cooperate and claimed it's technically impossible to tap calls.

http://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20171115_03187579 (in Dutch)

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