Steve McCaskill writes:
Pro-privacy communications provider Silent Circle and open source mobile specialist Geeksphone have joined forces to create the Blackphone – a smartphone that claims to be the first to place privacy and control in the hands of the user.
The two companies have formed a Swiss-based joint-venture and the first Blackphone will be manufactured by Geeksphone, which created the first the first Firefox OS developer handsets (and introduced Android to the Europeam market in 2009). The companies plan to show the first Blackphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next month.
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