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Feds Gagged Encrypted Communications Firm Open Whisper Systems Over Massively Overbroad Subpoena

This morning the ACLU announced that it had convinced the government to remove a ridiculous gag order on a subpoena that had been sent to Open Whisper Systems, the makers of the popular Signal encrypted messaging app, and whose encrypted communication protocol is used by many others, including WhatsApp, Facebook and Google for their encrypted messaging offerings. It's not that surprising t
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