Russia banned Telegram this weekend because the company refused to return encrypted communicatis required by the Russian government. Mday, state regulators began to block access to Telegram, and I wder what this could mean for Apple and its iMessage platform, as well as for other platforms. of encrypted communicati
Telegram is the 9th largest communicati platform in the world, built by Russain Pavel Durov Like iMessage, Telegram has been built the principle of privacy from scratch Mr. Durov left Russia in 2014 after being forced to sell VK, a Russian social networking platform, to a friend of Vladimir Putin.
Today Today, Telegram has some 200 milli users, including oppositi politicians in Russia, journalists and members of the government. Usse, too, Oh, and ISIS and other terrorists. Mr. Durov acknowledged that TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco in 2015.
What is the pretext that Russia used …