Government uses gag order to keep encryption company quiet

In the first half of 2016, Open Whisper Systems (OWS) — the maker of Signal and creator of the encryption used by Google Allo and Facebook Messenger — was served a subpoena for information concerning two users of the service. That’s not out of the ordinary. But what was odd and troubling was the gag order that accompanied the court order for information.

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