U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger

via govtslaves.info:

(Reuters) – The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc (FB.O) to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance….

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-encryption-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-government-seeks-facebook-help-to-wiretap-messenger-sources-idUSKBN1L226D

It’s ludicrous to think FB wouldn’t jump at the chance to cooperate in this provided they were offered the right inducements.

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