WhatsApp is at risk in India. So are free speech and encryption.

WhatsApp is at risk in India. So are free speech and encryption.

The new set of rules , first published in late December and still under consideration, would require, among other things, that internet companies proactively screen user posts and messages to ensure that people don’t share anything “unlawful.” It’s an attempt by the Indian government to hold technology companies accountable for the content that appears on their platforms — content that can be misleading, create confusion, and has even led to real-world violence in India .

UK plans to introduce new laws to block Huawei from ‘sensitive state projects’

UK plans to introduce new laws to block Huawei from ‘sensitive state projects’

New laws Hunt and Britain’s most senior civil servant, Mark Sedwill, are said to be backing the plan that will allow the government to prohibit Chinese firms like Huawei from participating in any 5G mobile network rollouts in the UK and all “strategically significant “technology.