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France is building its own encrypted messaging app so that the president will stop using Telegram

None of the world's major encrypted messaging apps, including Facebook's WhatsApp and Telegram – a favorite of President Emmanuel Macron – are based in France, raising the risk of data breaches at servers outside the country. About 20 officials and top civil servants are testing the new app which a … …

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Russia Blocks Telegram Messaging Service

Russia has begun enforcing a nationwide ban on the popular messaging service Telegram. A Russian government agency said on Monday that it had sent a notice to telecommunications providers to block Telegram. The order came from the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, … Read More

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Russia Blocks Telegram App

Russia began on Monday blocking the Telegram app after it refused to give the security services access to private conversations. "Roskomnadzor has received the ruling of (Moscow's) Tagansky court to block Telegram's services on Russian territory. This information was sent to providers on Monday," … Read More

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Russia Blocked Telegram. Now Its CEO Says Private Information Could Fall to US Hands

Russia's planned ban on Telegram, the highly secure messaging service, could make it easier for U.S. authorities to spy on Russian citizens who switch to online alternatives that are more vulnerable to snooping, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov warned. The ban, which began Monday, comes after Telegram … Read More

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France creates secure chat app to keep its president off Telegram

Telegram is about to lose some more customers following the Russia ban, albeit for very different reasons. The French government is testing an encrypted messaging app that would keep officials' data on servers inside the country. It's worried about the "potential breaches" that could happen if data was … Read More

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Russia begins blocking access to Telegram

Moscow, Russia: Russia's communications watchdog on Monday began blocking access to the popular messaging app Telegram after a court banned the service for refusing to give security services access to private conversations. “Roskomnadzor has received the ruling of (Moscow's) Tagansky court … Read More

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Nationwide Telegram Ban Begins in Russia – Kremlin Switches to ICQ

Russian state telecommunications regulator said on Monday that the country has started to implement a nationwide ban on the secure messaging app Telegram. The app makers have repeatedly refused the Kremlin's demands to offer a backdoor access to the encrypted messaging app. On Friday, a … Read More

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NFL great becomes college trustee

LaDainian Tomlinson loves TCU. Now TCU is showing him some love. At a recent university board of trustee meeting, Tomlinson was named one of four new trustees. Also named were Dee J. Kelly Jr., F. Howard Walsh III and Thomas F. Meagher Jr. A trustee has several responsibilities, mainly … Read …

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Russia implements ban on Telegram

The instruction was issued by communications regulator Roskomnadzor in response to a district court ruling that Telegram should be restricted after it refused to grant Russian authorities access to its user data. The app's founder Pavel Durov has repeatedly claimed that the firm will now relinquish its … Read More

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Russia’s ban on encrypted messaging app Telegram begins

Russia's ban on encrypted messaging app Telegram has come into force, as the country's communication watchdog has given internet and mobile service providers 24 hours to block access to the app. A Moscow court ruled last week the company had failed to hand over encryption keys to unscramble … Read More