Swiss army bans all chat apps but locally-developed Threema

For what seems like decades, financial services companies have banned their traders from conducting business outside of the officially sanctioned platforms. It a sackable offence. Given the recent ‘issues’ with WhatsApp messages about fancy wallpaper, it’s time we did the same for politicians as they are doing in Switzerland for the army…:

The Swiss army has banned foreign instant-messaging apps such as Signal, Telegram, and WhatsApp and requires army members to use the locally-developed Threema messaging app instead. […]

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