Seven nations published an international statement saying end-to-end encryption "creates severe risks to public safety," CNBC reports. The U.K., U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and Japan signed the statement, which said encryption prevents investigation and prosecution of serious crimes. The nations seek a solution that provides users privacy but allows criminal activity to be monitored. "We call on technology companies to work with governments ... on reasonable, technically feasible solutions," the statement said.
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