New: CIA funding arm gave encrypted messaging app Wickr ~$1.6 million recently. Solidifies Wickr's position as an encrypted chat platform for government agencies. vice.com/en/article/y3dawk/w…

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The financial disclosure form from In-Q-Tel, the nonprofit investment arm started by the CIA which looks for companies that can help natsec, doesn't name Wickr. But an entity called "W I" shares the same address with "Wickr Inc" vice.com/en/article/y3dawk/w…
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Replying to @josephfcox
Kind of like the two-tier Swiss encryption machines they bought?
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Replying to @josephfcox
interesting, wickr recently acquired by AWS
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Yeah I’m curious what happens next
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All this money (in taxes) I give to the CIA and they can't come up with their own app???
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Smarter to buy than to build.
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Replying to @josephfcox
There are ads for Wicker all over the Pentagon metro station.
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