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Telegram, the messaging app ISIS used, shrouded in secrecy

"Pavel is really unpredictable. His biggest drive has always been notoriety." - Axel Neff, the estranged co-founder and former chief information officer of Telegram


AN encrypted communications app called Telegram has been in the news a lot this week, amid fears that the Islamic State has adopted it as its preferred platform for messaging.

On Nov 18, Telegram reportedly banned 78 ISIS-related channels, "disturbed" to learn how...