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Google Hangouts and Encryption

Vice’s Motherboard has an interesting article on Google’s Hangouts application and the lack of end-to-end encryption for the service. Hangouts is Google’s app that permits video, audio and text communications via a browser, Android phones and iOS devices. This is in stark contrast to Apple’s iMessage and Facetime apps that use end-to-end encryption for video and text communications. In the post-Edward Snowden world, Google has touted itself as a bastion …Read More