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Re: Signal on the Desktop, Plays FBI Subpoena

Can anyone post a link or resource to Moxie Marlinspike or Havlar Flake's crypto lectures?

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On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 2:10 PM, juan <juan.g71 AT gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, 7 Oct 2016 12:56:42 -0400
grarpamp <grarpamp AT gmail.com> wrote:

> https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-Desktop

> Signal, widely considered the gold standard of encrypted messaging
> apps, was put to the test earlier this year when a FBI subpoena and
> gag order that demanded a wide range of information on two users
> resulted in a federal grand jury investigation in Virginia. The makers
> of Signal, Open Whisper Systems, profoundly disappointed law
> enforcement. The app collects as little data as possible

        maybe the 'app' collects as little as possible (dishonest hand
        waving), but the marlinspke's servers collect as much
        'metadata' as they can, no?

> available, Signal's technology is used by Facebook for Secret
> Conversations, WhatsApp for encrypted messages, and Google's Allo.

        LMAO at the 'anti-establishment' marlinspkike...

> Confronted with the subpoena, Marlinspike went to the ACLU for legal
> counsel. The ACLU responded with a letter saying that even though
> Signal did not have data the FBI sought, it still strenuously objected
> (PDF) to the fact the FBI wanted so much information.