Messaging app Telegram moves to protect identity of Hong Kong protesters

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Messaging app Telegram moves to protect identity of Hong Kong protesters

Will allow users to cloak their telephone numbers.

Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, will allow users to cloak their telephone numbers to safeguard Hong Kong protesters against monitoring by authorities, according to a person with direct knowledge of the effort. The update to Telegram, planned for release over the next few days, will ...

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