[messaging] encryption of Signal notification messages

Martin Thomson martin.thomson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 14:51:24 PST 2016

On 8 March 2016 at 05:03, Frederic Jacobs <lists at fredericjacobs.com> wrote:
> 3) When the iPhone gets that push notification, it doesn’t display anything
> to the user but open a socket in the background to the Whisper Systems web
> socket to fetch the message payload. Decrypts it. Checks the user’s
> notification display style preference. And shows relevant information.

That isn't the most efficient means of using push messaging.  Why not
encrypt the message?  Assuming that it is small enough, that is.

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