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Wall St's WhatsApp secret: illegal texting is out of control

Rampant use of encrypted apps could enable behaviour that's all but impossible to police and lead to abuses

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Dirty jokes and NSFW (Not Safe For Work) GIFs. Snaps of unsuspecting colleagues on the trading floor. Screenshots of confidential client positions. All that - and, on occasion, even legally dubious information - is increasingly being trafficked over the new private lines of Wall Street: encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Signal.

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DIRTY jokes and NSFW (Not Safe For Work) GIFs. Snaps of unsuspecting colleagues on the trading floor. Screenshots of confidential client positions. All that - and, on occasion, even legally dubious information - is increasingly being trafficked over the new private lines of Wall

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