Swiss Post acquires e2e encrypted cloud services provider, Tresorit – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 13 minutes Swiss Post, the former state-owned mail delivery firm which became a private limited company in 2013, diversifying into logistics, finance, transport and more (including dabbling in drone delivery) while retaining its role as Switzerland’s national postal service, has acquired a majority stake in Swiss-Hungarian startup Tresorit, an early European pioneer in end-to-end-encrypted cloud services. Terms … Read more

UK tells messaging apps not to use e2e encryption for kids’ accounts – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 16 minutes For a glimpse of the security and privacy dystopia the UK government has in store for its highly regulated ‘British Internet’, look no further than guidance put out by the Department of Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) yesterday — aimed at social media platforms and private messaging services — which includes the suggestion that … Read more