Amazon Acquires Encrypted Messaging App Wickr
Amazon has acquired encrypted messaging platform Wickr, according to announcements from Wickr and Amazon on Friday.
The move signifies a major shift in the ownership of a popular encrypted messaging service. Wickr offers a free version that is used by journalists, criminals, and the general public; Wickr also sells various paid products including a platform geared specifically for military communications and another for enterprises.
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