Faith in numbers

Techdirt: Senate Given The Go-Ahead To Use Encrypted Messaging App Signal

The Senate wants to use a secure app and nobody’s complaining? Bet it’s not as secure as you might think, then. I don’t have any evidence for this of course — it’s a matter of faith. I do not believe there is any such thing as a truly “secure” or “private” form of electronic communication. If you think about it, just about every time a secure platform has come around, it’s inevitably discovered to be full of exploitable holes, so what makes the shiny new thing any different?

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