Looks like the Indian government has been secretly attempting to surveil political opposition parties, journalists, activists, clerics, and labor unions.

Interesting coincidence that they've also been advocating legislation to weaken encryption lately! theguardian.com/news/2021/jul/

We wanted to use Instagram ads to highlight how ad tech invades your privacy. Instead, Facebook shut our account down: signal.org/blog/the-instagram-

The UK is still trying to figure out Brexit, another Justin Bieber song hit #1 on the charts, and Signal still doesn't really know anything about you.

In many ways, not much has changed between 2016 and 2021 — including the way we respond to subpoenas:


Our latest blog post explores vulnerabilities and possible Apple copyright violations in Cellebrite's software:

"Exploiting vulnerabilities in Cellebrite UFED and Physical Analyzer from an app's perspective"


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Nobody ever invited Big Tech to join a group chat, but they still hang around and know what's going on.

Signal knows nothing. Private groups protect your group names, group membership, group messages, and even the group avatar with end-to-end encryption.


Big Tech knows who your contacts are. Here at Signal, we know nothing.

Signal technology like Private Contact Discovery keeps your address book far away from our address.


The latest Signal betas are rolling out today! If you're a beta tester in the UK, you can also help us test payments in Signal: signal.org/blog/help-us-test-p

About an hour ago, some Signal users experienced delays sending and receiving messages. One small cluster of servers got confused and thought that Sunday was a day of rest for them too. We apologize for the brief inconvenience while everything automatically recovered.

"We work with Facebook to offer new products and services..." — WhatsApp (2021)

"Yeah, but your [data] scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, that they didn't stop to think if they should." — Dr. Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park (1993)

Signal registrations are through the roof; welcome everyone! Solidarity to the folks working on the WhatsApp outage. People outside of the tech industry will never understand how weird it sounds when someone says that they are "looking forward to some weekend downtime.

As a nonprofit organization, we depend on your support. If you've been patiently waiting for Signal to accept cryptocurrency donations, you no longer need to hodl back your generosity.


As an interim solution to help people in Iran get connected again, we've added support in Signal for a simple TLS proxy that is easy to set up, can be used to bypass the network block, and will securely route traffic to the Signal service.


We've discovered that @tecnomobile devices (some of the most popular phones in Africa) enable notifications for @Facebook apps like @WhatsApp, but block Signal notifications by default. Privacy should be the default.

@TecnoMobileGH @TECNOMobileNG @TECNOMobile254 @TECNOMobileUG


Please reach out to @tecnomobile to help resolve the issue by letting Signal run by default. In the meantime, affected Signal users can open the "Phone Master" app, tap on the "Toolbox" tab, tap "Auto-start Management", and enable the setting for Signal.

If you see the shadow of looming advertisements in your current messaging app, make an early Spring to something better.

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