Secure messaging apps / Corruption link / Cryptocurrency crackdown

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Secure MessagingApps Are Growing Faster in Corrupt Countries (commentary).  "Secure messaging apps [such as WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal] are growing overall, and growing most in corrupt countries."

Brandon Labelle/Apptopia:

Signal and Telegram are growing rapidly in countries with corruption problems.  "There's a distinct link between perceptions of corruption, and the use of privacy-protecting messaging apps."

Matthew Hughes/The Next Web:

How to Crack Down on Cryptocurrencies (commentary).  "By targeting the ability to transfer bitcoins to other currencies – even just to USD and Euros – governments can begin to clamp down on this unregulated currency and undercut efforts to use it for nefarious purposes."

Jetson Leder-Luis/Global Anticorruption Blog:

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