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WhatsApp co-founder starts Signal Foundation for open source encrypted messaging

Thursday 22 February 2018 | 10:52 CET | News
Brian Acton, the WhatsApp co-founder that left Facebook in September, has announced the launch of the Signal foundation, a non-profit aimed at developing open source privacy technology to protect free expression and enable secure global communication. The foundation has started with an initial funding of USD 50 million. The first product to receive support from the foundation will be the Signal Messenger, and the foundation will seek to bring out multiple offerings over the long term.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: WhatsApp
Countries: World
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