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Telegram Blocks 78 ISIS-Related Communication Channels

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Telegram Blocks 78 ISIS-Related Communication Channels

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Popular encrypted messenger application Telegram has confirmed that it has blocked 78 ISIS-related public channels across 12 languages on its network. Following bad press about its encrypted messaging app being used by extremists of the Islamic State, Telegram has announced the shutting down of 78 ISIS-related public channels. The company noted that the public channels used by ISIS to spread propaganda were shut down following a careful review of user reports identifying such channels. https://twitter.com/telegram/status/667051485327458304 In a clever move, the statement making the announcement requires readers to sign up for Telegram as a service. For those of you who aren’t…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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