Secret Documents Show Which Message Apps Are the Most FBI-Proof

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2021
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ANALYSIS

Most message apps tout their privacy features in some way. It is common to hear marketing language about "end-to-end encryption" and "private messaging" for basically every communications app out there.

While it's great that encryption has become a selling point for the public, not every "encrypted messaging service" is made equally. Depending on how it is set up, your message app may leak metadata, contacts, and even message contents.

A recently uncovered FBI document obtained by a group called Property of the People and shared with Rolling Stone illustrates just how important your choice of private...

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