Get an overview on encryption and some simple steps you can take to make sure your communications are read only by the right people. A free, very good app and easy-to-use app you can download for super-secure text messaging and phone calls is called Signal.
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The ACLU's Ben Wizner and Chris Soghoian are answering questions now about how to protect yourself from government surveillance. Post your questions in the comments.
Posted by ACLU Nationwide on Friday, November 18, 2016