From motherboard.vice.com …
All the encryption in the world is not going to help if someone can read over your shoulder
Using a secure messaging app to communicate with your political allies is a great idea in this day and age, where government hackers actively try to break into the email accounts of high-profile politicians and staffers in order to plaster them online. But all the unbreakable encryption in the world isn’t going to save you if you read the supposedly secret messages in front of a camera.
Sometimes you can’t make this stuff up.