The New York Times reports 129 child-welfare advocacy groups joined on a letter opposing Facebook's encryption plans. The activists believe encryption may leave children vulnerable to predators, who would be able to maintain anonymity on the social network's apps. "Facebook has a responsibility to work with law enforcement and to prevent the use of your sites and services for sexual abuse," the coalition wrote. The letter follows reports of a soon-to-be introduced bipartisan U.S. Senate bill on encryption and child exploitation.
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