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In its second official statement on the matter, Apple has clarified its relationship with the U.S. government claiming that at least FaceTime and iMessages are safe from the National Security Agency's prying eyes, due to super-encryption. "Conversations which take place over iMessage and FaceTime are protected by end-to-end encryption so no one but the sender and receiver can see or read them," says Apple. "Apple cannot decrypt that data." We've known that this very security has angered the NSA since before these latest leaks. In a 2011 testimony before Congress, the FBI's general counsel called this problem "going dark:"
Android doesn't have native video/messaging software. you have to use 3rd party software, as such, there are various secure apps that are not available to IOS users with end to end encryption for messaging and video chat.
Secure apps that can still be tapped into by the NSA
Originally posted by xuenchen
reply to post by HomerinNC
I wouldn't believe that 'statement' for all the tea in China !!
Apple and NSA are PARTNERS in the whole deal
Of course the NSA can 'see' everything. They have technology that dwarfs even the best 'public' technologies.
Assume the opposite is the truth on this one.