MI5 chief warns encryption tools are aiding terrorists

The head of MI5 has warned that encryption technologies are making it harder for the security agencies to tackle the terrorist threat in the UK. He also said that firms like Facebook should take responsibility for passing on communications data to the intelligence services.

Andrew Parker, director general of MI5, said on the Radio 4 Today programme that terrorists are being aided by the rise of encryption technologies in everyday tools such as smartphones.

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