@ParadeGrotesque I saw that yesterday and I have no idea how someone could unknowingly point their signal clone at signal's servers. Reporter really should have pushed back on that claim.


Plot twist: the 12 year old in question is the nephew of a Colonel in India military intelligence service.

Just speculating here, of course, and I agree with you - something stinks in here, between the uncritical reporting and just plain nonsense.

@ParadeGrotesque Weird article. No one accidentally clones another apps source code, alters the branding and republishes it; without realizing their not creating their own app.

12 year old or not.

@ParadeGrotesque I could get the kid not understanding the implications of doing so.

Just its wierd how this article talks about a kid inadvertently cloning the app. Like thats a thing that can happen.

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