Signal outlines the costs of providing E2EE private communications

17/11/2023 | TechCrunch

Signal, an end-to-end encrypted messaging app, has published an overview of the costs required to develop and maintain its pro-privacy systems. A blog post authored by Signal's President Meredith Whittaker and developer Joshua Lund reveals that the app spends approximately £26.50 million ($33 million) annually. That figure consists of £11.24 million ($14 million) in infrastructure costs and a further £15.25 million ($19 million) on personnel to maintain the private messaging service. Additionally, Signal projects that the cost of running the service will increase to around £40.14 million ($50 million) by 2025.

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