(SUMMIT NEWS) – A report in the German newspaper Die Welt suggests that the government there is considering taking action to shut down messaging app Telegram because people opposed to COVID restrictions and lockdowns are using it to organize protests and share information.
The report contains an interview with German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser who stated “We cannot rule this out,” when asked if the platform will be targeted for censorship.
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“A shutdown would be grave and clearly a last resort. All other options must be exhausted first,” Faeser clarified.