Correspondence

Open letter to Mark Zuckerberg

The letter concerns Facebook's proposals to apply end-to-end encryption to all its messaging services.

Documents

Open letter from the Home Secretary - alongside US Attorney General Barr, Secretary of Homeland Security (Acting) McAleenan, and Australian Minister for Home Affairs Dutton - to Mark Zuckerberg

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Details

This open letter to Mark Zuckerberg is from the Home Secretary, alongside US Attorney General Barr, Secretary of Homeland Security (Acting) McAleenan, and Australian Minister for Home Affairs Dutton.

The letter requests that Facebook does not proceed with its plan to implement end-to-end encryption across its messaging services without ensuring that there is no reduction to user safety and without including a means for law enforcement to obtain lawful access to the content of communications.

Published 4 October 2019