Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Secure Messaging to the Masses https://www.wired.com/story/signal-encrypted-messaging-features-mainstream/
@micahflee *coughs* Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Centralized Messaging with Goggle Surveillance™† blobs in its APK to the Masses.
It's still up to the user if they want to use Signal on a phone that utilises Google's infrastructure. Signal works just fine without FCM/GSF.
And i would be very surprised if Signal actually ships any proprietary blobs. I'm pretty sure it simply talks to a proprietary API, which 99% of users have on their phones anyway (Google Play Services).
[Sarcasm] of course don’t worry, tapping into a centralized infra of security providers is not a thing. Nothing suspicious in those blobs.
Don’t verify, just trust.
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