Watchdog presses to ensure federal workers preserve records on encrypted messaging apps
- May 21, 2021
Federal government officials communicating through encrypted messaging apps like Signal can prevent the public from obtaining such records through Freedom of Information Act requests.
Natalia Mittelstadt, Just the News
Protect the Public’s Trust, a non-profit government ethics watchdog, has filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests on to multiple federal agencies for records related to government workers using encrypted messaging apps like Signal.