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What's that? Encryption's OK now? UK politicos Brexit from Whatsapp to Signal

Jeffrey Nonken Silver badge

And both apps are based on the same app: Signal!*

Another advantage to Signal: It's not owned by Facebook. You know, the company whose entire raison d'être is to sell as much info about you as it can?

*OK, yes, I know. They both actually use Signal's e2e encryption protocol, which isn't quite the same thing. I'm just being snarky.

** https://www.wired.com/story/ditch-all-those-other-messaging-apps-heres-why-you-should-use-signal/

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