By Jack Nicas, Mike Isaac and Sheera Frenkel report:
Neeraj Agrawal, a spokesman for a cryptocurrency think tank, has typically used the encrypted messaging app Signal to chat with privacy-minded colleagues and peers. So he was surprised on Monday when the app alerted him to two new users: Mom and Dad.
“Signal still had a subversive shine to it,” said Mr. Agrawal, 32. “Now my parents are on it.”
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Meanwhile, Taylor Hatmaker reports Telegram blocks ‘dozens’ of hardcore hate channels threatening violence.