After Manchester bombing, U.K. targets social media networks, encryption

After Manchester bombing, U.K. targets social media

Tech giants such as Facebook, Apple and Alphabet have been keen to protect their encryption capabilities. Apple and the U.S. government engaged in a high-profile battle over data privacy and encryption following the 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. The Manchester attack comes just two weeks before a U.K. general election.

Terror Posts, Encryption Targeted by U.K. Following …

May 24, 2017 · Watch video · If approved, lawmakers are keen to apply this obligation to social-media platforms, said one government official speaking on condition of anonymity, adding that the companies have varied in their willingness to deal with government requests.

Social Media Leads Charge In Helping Manchester Bombing

People are turning to social media to track down their loved ones from the Manchester bombing. Users are responding by offering rides and a place to stay.

Government vows cyber encryption crackdown after

However, it’s not yet clear how, and if, this would work, as “end-to-end” encryption techniques are designed to make decryption impossible. Last month, a draft of new legislation was leaked to digital rights campaigners, sparking alarm about the expansion of government surveillance.

Hoaxes circulate on social media after Manchester Arena

May 23, 2017 · Social media helped some Ariana Grande concert attendees find shelter following the Manchester Arena bombing that left 22 dead, but the tragedy also gave rise to several hoaxes.

After Manchester, Social Media Helps And Hurts – NPR

After Manchester, Social Media Helps And Hurts, Venues Stay Alert And Shows Go On : The Record In the wake of the bombing on Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert, venues have stepped up

Manchester bombing: UK minister lashes out at …

Manchester bombing: UK minister lashes out at ’duplicitous’ social media firms Ben Wallace told Britain’s Sunday Telegraph that data encryption is allowing jihadist cells to emerge unnoticed

After London and Manchester, we need better public …

After London and Manchester, we need better public venue security again showed the vulnerabilities of public facilities and of live entertainment venues as potential targets …

How to Stop Terrorist Groups From Inspiring Attacks …

May 23, 2017 · How to Stop Terrorist Groups From Inspiring Attacks Like the Manchester Bombing. How to Stop Terrorist Groups From Inspiring Attacks Like the Manchester Bombing involve social media, where

Media to come under scrutiny in Manchester arena attack

In a progress report, published on Friday, the review panel said it would also look at the role of both mainstream and social media during the response phase.