Tories switch to messaging app Signal after WhatsApp leaks

Tories switch to messaging app Signal after WhatsApp leaks

The Conservative party has started using the secure messaging service Signal for its internal communications with Tory MPs, following years of leaks from WhatsApp groups.Killock said: “It’s great to hear that Conservative MPs are learning about the virtues of Signal and secure private communications.

Man behind 'Build the Wall' GoFundMe has reportedly made a potentially lucrative contact list thanks to a shadowy email-harvesting operation

Man behind 'Build the Wall' GoFundMe has reportedly made a potentially lucrative contact list thanks to a shadowy email-harvesting operation

Read more: GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Fund the Wall' campaign Those addresses, NBC News reported, have allegedly been used to encourage people to support Kolfage's websites, to buy a coffee brand he owns, or to be stored for future use by conservative campaigns.

Donald Trump: White House drafts order to investigate Google, Facebook business practices

Donald Trump: White House drafts order to investigate Google, Facebook business practices

If signed, the order would represent a significant escalation of Trump’s antipathy toward Google, Facebook, and other social media companies, whom he has publicly accused of silencing conservative voices and news sources online.“Social Media is totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices," Trump said on Twitter in August.

Steve Bannon Wants to Nationalize Facebook and Google’s Data

Steve Bannon Wants to Nationalize Facebook and Google’s Data

Bannon isn’t alone in this mindset: conservatives have grown exponentially less trusting of Silicon Valley in general, and social-media companies in particular, in the years since the 2016 election, as Facebook, Twitter, and Google have begun to crack down on hate speech, foreign propaganda, and conspiracy theories.