New: Customs and Border Protection recently paid over $700,000 to encrypted messaging platform Wickr. Shows how encryption is valuable to law enforcement, while other agencies lambast it. Wickr has enterprise and explicitly military products vice.com/en/article/m7ammn/c…
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This is Wickr's first public U.S. law enforcement contract. All of the company's other public contracts are with the Air Force/Army vice.com/en/article/m7ammn/c…

1:15 PM · Apr 8, 2021

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Wickr offers disappearing messages as part of its security features. Those disappearing messages can complicate government requirements to preserve text messages (variables on whether it is enabled and/or logged elsewhere) vice.com/en/article/m7ammn/c…
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Replying to @josephfcox
Strange for officials to use a system that burns messages. But then again if officials & politians routinely abuse power it's what we should we expect 🤷‍♂️
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