• Telegram blocks “thousands of ISIS-related” channels every month

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    The subject of heavily encrypted chat apps is a rather controversial one. Unlike regular phones and other more conventional forms of communication, such messengers are often impossible to “wiretap” even by the companies that provide the services.
    Such is the case with Telegram, that has been under fire by a lot of governments worldwide. The latest case involves the Ministry of Communication and IT of Indonesia, which blocked the web version of Telegram on Friday and threatened to do the same with the app itself. The Indonesian government claimed that Telegram has been used by terrorists ...
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  • Telegram says it will remove terrorist content after Indonesia threatens a ban

    Telegram says it will remove terrorist content after Indonesia threatens a ban

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Telegram will create a team of moderators to remove “terrorist-related content” in Indonesia, co-founder Pavel Durov said on Sunday, after the Indonesian government threatened to ban the encrypted messaging app.
    Indonesia's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology said on Friday that it would block access to Telegram if the company does not develop procedures to remove illegal content from its channels, pointing to concerns that the app was being used to spread “radical and terrorist propaganda.” As a preliminary measure, the ministry ordered service providers to block access...
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  • Telegram to block terror channels after Indonesian ban

    Telegram to block terror channels after Indonesian ban

    2 monthes ago - By BBC

    Telegram promises to move quicker on radical content after Indonesia briefly shuts it down.
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  • Telegram blocks 'terrorist-related' channels after Indonesia ban - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    Better late than never: The messaging service says it was late in removing the channels because of a "miscommunication."
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