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How Hillary Clinton Helped Build WhatsApp’s State-of-the-Art Encryption

Posted April 8th, 2016 at 2:56 pm (UTC-5)
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As big a win for privacy advocates as it was a setback for U.S. intelligence agencies, WhatsApp’s move this week to fully encrypt its popular messaging service was funded in part by a little-known Washington initiative, launched during the Arab Spring.  

China Exports Repression Beyond Its Borders

Posted June 10th, 2015 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Now we are concerned about how China is attempting to punish the ethnic Uyghur journalist Shohret Hoshur of Radio Free Asia by imprisoning his three brothers in China.