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Confide App Gets Sued Over Privacy Concerns
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2017, 05:16:33 AM »
Confide App Gets Sued Over Privacy Concerns
21 April 2017, 2:58 am

Confide, the secure messaging app that White House staffers use to gossip on the President, is being sued over falsely advertising its privacy features. 

The situation is a bit complicated. Confide is an app that allows users to send messages that self-destruct after a few seconds, which is something other apps do as well. 

What sets Confide apart from other messaging apps, however, is the fact that it reveals messages a line or two at a time, including the name of the sender. This is done to protect your communications from those peeking at your phone on the bus, for instance. Then, just like Snapchat, it alerts you if the recipient tries to screenshot your message. 

These protections are great, but they're not foolproof; that's because Confide also has desktop apps. 

"Absent these protections, Confide knows that it cannot deliver on its promise to consumers that communications sent through it will be confidential," the complain... (read more)

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