The messaging app, Signal, is gaining in popularity in the US among our elected representatives on both sides of the political aisle. Credible fears about hacking and surveillance in the past year are a factor.
Political aides close to President Donald Trump, former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are users. So are some close to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Some say the legion of political types has a singular goal to avoid a repeat of the WikiLeaks scandal, in which the emails of Mrs. Clinton and her closest allies were dumped onto the internet.