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Technology

Telegram CEO Defends New Privacy Policy, Says User Data Still

The founder of Telegram defended the company’s new privacy policy, insisting it would not result in turning over users’ data to Russian intelligence agencies but would also discourage extremists from using the secure-messaging app. Pavel Durov’s comments to RFE/RL on August 28 came as Telegram faces increased pressure from Russian security agencies who have pressured […]Read More

Asia

Indonesia: Telegram Now Cooperating on Terrorism-Related Content

The Indonesian government has been asking Telegram to remove terrorism-related content from its encrypted chat groups since March 2016 but got a response only after it began to block access to the platform, officials said Monday. Telegram has now apologized and begun responding to some of its requests, according to a statement released by the […]Read More

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Telegram introduces blogging and instant view features

On Tuesday instant messaging application Telegram announced publishing service Telegraph. They also introduced “instant view” and “jump to date” features. Telegraph offers a simple publishing service without an account. It supports embedding photos, tweets from Twitter, and videos from YouTube and Vimeo by dropping in a link. It allows users to create rich posts with […]Read More

Asia

China Blocks Telegram Messenger for ‘Aiding Rights Advocates’

The Telegram messaging app has been blocked in China amid accusations of allegedly aiding Chinese human-rights lawyers in their everyday work and organizing. The block follows a massive cyber attack against the company’s Asia-Pacific servers earlier this month. Hong Kong Free Press first reported the block on July 13. According to blockedinchina.net, access to Telegram’s […]Read More