[Cryptography] Signal hypothetical use case becomes practical since cellular providers have started censoring private text messages
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Thu Dec 30 18:35:55 EST 2021
> On Dec 30, 2021, at 3:04 PM, Aram Perez via cryptography <cryptography at metzdowd.com> wrote:
>> On Dec 30, 2021, at 8:55 AM, erik <erik at erikgranger.name> wrote:
>> Recently, I heard a very concerning thing: If you share this link via unencrypted SMS on t-mobile, it won't go through:
>> I first attempted to send the link to myself. It did not go through.
>> Just for a sanity check, I sent it through Signal. It did go through, obviously.
> I was able to send it to myself (I’m on T-Mobile) but I have an iPhone so it could be that Apple allows it to be sent.
That mostly because it was sent as an iMessage through Apple's servers and your cellphone provider was not involved.
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