UK Intelligence Chief: Tech Companies Create Tools For Terrorists

A top British intelligence official said terror groups are exploiting commonly found tools for encryption and anonymity found in today’s smartphones and apps, claiming that internet hubs are the “command-and-control networks of choice” for terrorists.

Taking Silicon Valley to task, the new chief of Britain’s electronic spying agency said there must be greater cooperation from the private sector to tackle the threat. At the same time, Hannigan said, terror groups are capitalizing on the West’s free-speech spirit.

ABC’s Tom Rivers joined Your Wake Up Call from London:

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