This article has been imported from chorus.fm for discussion. All of the forum rules still apply. Cade Metz, writing for Wired, tells the inside story of WhatsApp turning on end-to-end encryption. More than a billion people trade messages, make phone calls, send photos, and swap videos using the service. This means that only Facebook itself runs a larger self-contained communications network. And today, the enigmatic founders of WhatsApp, Brian Acton and Jan Koum, together with a high-minded coder and cryptographer who goes by the pseudonym Moxie Marlinspike, revealed that the company has added end-to-end encryption to every form of communication on its service. The post WhatsApp Turns on Encryption appeared first on chorus.fm.