'Faustian bargain': Meta's plan for end-to-end encryption on Facebook Messenger 'ideal' for online child sexual abuse

Finn McHugh
By Finn McHugh
Updated December 10 2021 - 6:43am, first published 4:28am
Facebook is trading away child safety by making messages secret, Parliament has been told. Picture: Shutterstock

Facebook has signed a "Faustian bargain" by trading children's safety for user privacy, Parliament has been warned.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.