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Internet freedom activists are concerned a Trump appointee could threaten pro-democracy work abroad

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Technologists working on security tools outside the U.S. warn that a major change to their funding could mean catastrophe.

Signal wants to protect protesters’ privacy with new face-blurring feature

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Use of Signal has surged since George Floyd's killing.

WhatsApp adds biometric feature to help protect messages

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Even end-to-end encryption can’t protect WhatsApp users’ messages if someone has physical control of their device — a problem this update should help solve.

Signal Messenger tests feature to encrypt sender identity along with message

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Signal says it's beta testing a feature to encrypt the "envelope" as well as the letter it contains.

Skype adds encrypted chat option for all users

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The new feature is especially noteworthy because of Skype's past reputation for allowing outside access in certain cases.

Lawmakers call on Amazon and Google to reconsider ban on domain fronting

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The technique is used to circumvent censorship and surveillance around the world.

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