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Cryptophone hacks: Drug raids vs. your right to privacy | | DW Analysis

DW, 06 Apr 2021
Encrypted phone networks using secure handsets are being cracked by police, exposing thousands of alleged drug dealers' details. But lawyers say the evidence has been illegally obtained, and can't be used in court.

After all, there's nothing illegal about using encrypted communication. Most of us do it every day. WhatsApp is encrypted, so too are Signal secret chats.
So what's behind the Encrochat and Sky cryptophone hacks - and how might they affect your right to private communication?


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