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In the wake of the petering out of the back-and-forth between Apple and the FBI over encryption, Whatsapp decided to throw the switch on end-to-end encryption for its entire userbase this week. Messaging apps appear to be responding to consumers’ need for privacy. Signal – the messaging tool favored by Edward Snowden – opened up its desktop app to the public this week. At Index we gather tech coverage into one platform for tech enthusiasts to keep up with the news and access that data. In this series, we fill you in every week on what’s been happening in Tech.…

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