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Edward Snowden saw Google's new chat app Allo

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Users themselves must turn on encryption.

A "dangerous" and "unsafe" design, according to the whistle-blower.

Besides unbroken encryption works much like the corresponding feature in the Chrome browser: all messages are deleted when you close the conversation.

- Edward Snowden @Snowden May 27, 2016

Edward Snowden is far from the only one who questions the decision.

Google makes even some criticism from within his own ranks.

Thai Doung, a security consultant who worked with the app, saw the decision in a blog post.

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