Police struggle to get access to data from popular apps

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Police investigations are being slowed down by a lack of collaboration with popular apps, Swedish Radio News reports.

The police explain investigations can be slowed down for months by something as straightforward as trying to gain access to an IP address.

Tiktok, Kik, Snapchat and Discord are some of the apps that are hardest for the police to get data from.

At the same time, the police is co-operating more than ever with established platforms like Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, Swedish Radio News reports.