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Can secure text messaging like Tigertext be read by the NSA?

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Can secure text messaging like Tigertext be read by the NSA?

bit24sh0cker
Can secure text messaging apps like Tigertext.com be read by the government or anyone else?

Tigertext messages are encrypted and auto-delete, so I would assume not, but maybe I am wrong.

What about standard SMS text messages?

Is there any form of electronics communication that the government or NSA can’t read or capture?

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      HAL 9000 Moderator

      If it goes over the Public Networks either wired or wireless it's readable. Actually attempting to hide it only makes it more interesting to the authorities as they start wondering what it is you are trying to hide.

      Very little of what is transmitted actually gets read by a Human as it all gets scanned by a computer which is on the Look Out for Key Words/Phrases and the like. That Tagged content gets copied and forwarded onto whatever the authorities have setup for further investigation and some of it may eventually get read to see what was so interesting tot he computerized systems.

      Col

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      HAL 9000 Moderator

      If it goes over the Public Networks either wired or wireless it's readable. Actually attempting to hide it only makes it more interesting to the authorities as they start wondering what it is you are trying to hide.

      Very little of what is transmitted actually gets read by a Human as it all gets scanned by a computer which is on the Look Out for Key Words/Phrases and the like. That Tagged content gets copied and forwarded onto whatever the authorities have setup for further investigation and some of it may eventually get read to see what was so interesting tot he computerized systems.

      Col