Encrypted chat app Signal sidesteps censorship in Cuba and Oman
For Cuba, at least, the timing couldn’t be better.
Timothy J. Seppala, @timseppala
Signal, the messaging app that prides itself on circumventing government
censorship, has a few new places where its flagship feature works. Last
week it was Egypt, and now users in Cuba and Oman can send messages
without fear of them being intercepted and altered by lawmakers. As
VentureBeat reports, the domain fronting feature is only available on
Android now, but, like the Egypt update, it should arrive on iOS shortly
thereafter. Given Cuba’s penchant for censoring what its citizens see,
and its launch of state-sponsored home internet service, the timing is
Source: Encrypted chat app Signal sidesteps censorship in Cuba and Oman
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