Russia Threatens to Ban Telegram Messaging App, Says It Was Used By Terrorists


Russia has threatened a ban against Telegram end-to-end encrypted messaging app, after Pavel Durov, its founder, refused to sign up to the country’s new data protection laws.

Russia’s FSB intelligence service said on Monday that the terrorists who killed 15 people in Saint Petersburg in April had used the Telegram encrypted messaging service to plot the attacks.
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