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I'd love to see if there's a similar uptrend in usage for other services who advertise privacy as part of their value. Anecdotally, a large chunk of my social network has joined Signal just in the last few days, and without any prompting from me. This is speculation, but it may be that many people who were ambivalent about surveillance under Obama are concerned about surveillance under Trump, and we'll see more user demand for privacy for the next few years.



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