MOSCOW, may 6 — RIA Novosti. The UK government plans to ban the messengers to encrypt data, and require them to provide data about personal correspondence of users, if necessary, reports the Mirror with reference to his trapped in the project document.
According to the document, the UK government will require telecommunications companies to “provide… the possibility of disclosure of the correspondence or the secondary information in an accessible form, and to remove electronic protection”.
It is planned that such measures will be taken in the case of a court order. Then the information must be provided within one working day.
According to the newspaper, the discussion of the draft ends on may 19, however, the government did not announce this publicly.