When Anonymous Messaging Apps Aren't Anonymous
Messaging apps Telegram and Yik Yak have both faced difficulties protecting privacy in the face of violent threats and tragedies.By Ben Lawson | November 19, 2015
Telegram, an encrypted messaging app, has banned dozens of accounts believed to belong to ISIS members.
This comes after the terror group used the app to claim responsibility for last week's terrorist attacks in Paris.
But the fact that terror groups use the app is well known. Two months before the attacks in Paris, Telegram founder Pavel Durov was confronted about that during a TechCrunch panel.