Whistleblower Snowden designs spy-proof smartphone case

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Edward Snowden has announced he is developing a counter surveillance device. Taking the form of a modified iPhone 6 case, the device alerts users if their smartphone is transmitting information that could potentially be monitored – more effectively than switching it to ‘airplane mode’. Snowden is working in partnership with American hardware hacker Andrew Huang.

Dubbed the ‘introspection engine’, it could prove particularly useful for journalists reporting from hostile regions – as currently their smartphones also act as a perfect tracking devices. The product may not reach the market for some time, as Snowden and Huang are still exploring funding options.

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