September 22 2016
Google’s new chat application will “record every message you ever send and make it available to police upon request,” said Snowden.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden appears via videolink | Photo: Reuters
U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has criticized Google’s new messaging application, saying it is a breach of privacy and will track everything that users will say.
User data stored in Allo can easily be obtained
The technology giant launched its new so-called “smart chat” application, Allo, on Wednesday, promising more intelligent text conversation features, including auto-reply options.
Snowden, also a former CIA employee who is now living in exile in Russia, said via Twitter that Google’s application will “record every message you ever send and make it available to police upon request,” adding that Allo was “dangerous” while nicknaming the application “Google…
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