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Euro ISP club: Sure, weaken encryption. It'll only undermine security for everyone, morons

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I am a struggling to see why Facebook - a company that makes all its money from mining users personal data to sell it to advertisers - actually wants to implement end to end encryption and not leave it as it is now, other than to try and make gullible people believe they care about your privacy?

Surely from Facebooks perspective its better to offer server side encryption using TLS or similar so they can decrypt the data and still trawl through it to sling ads at their users, and then if plod comes knocking with a warrant they are also able to provide plain text copies of the messages since they know the encryption keys as it all done on their servers.

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