TextSecure funded by the Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation and Mozilla are funding the encrypted messaging app TextSecure with $416,000. With the money, the developers from Open Whisper Systems want to complete the planned iOS app of the product. They also want to develop a desktop app.

Heise: http://www.heise.de/open/meldung/Krypto-Messenger-TextSecure-wird-mit-400-000-Dollar-gefoerdert-2237504.html

The Knight Foundation: http://www.knightfoundation.org/press-room/press-release/knight-news-challenge-awards-34-million-ideas-stre/

The Knight Foundation: https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/2014/refinement/textsecure-simple-private-communication-for-everyone