Signal CEO resigns, WhatsApp co-founder to take over — RT World News


CEO of encrypted messenger app with US government links says he feels ‘comfortable replacing himself’

Co-founder of Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp Brian Acton has been tapped to take over from Moxie Marlinspike as CEO of Signal, a popular encrypted messaging app with funding ties to the US State Department.

Acton, previously executive chairman of Signal, is only taking over on an interim basis, according to Marlinspike (real name Matthew Rosenfeld), who founded the app in…



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