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Can PRISM record or log secure texting apps like Tigertext?

by hendricksjana / October 23, 2013 10:11 AM PDT

This PRISM thing with the NSA has kinda freaked me out a little bit. I am not trying to hide anything, but do I really want our government to access all my communications anytime they want? Not really.

At the hospital I worked at recently, we used TigerText HIPAA compliant text messaging. It was HIPAA compliant for several reasons, but I remember that a main one was that the text messages auto-deleted from the other person's phone.

My questions is, even though the messages auto-delete, can PRISM (or anyone else) still record or log them?
I looked on their site tigertext.com but I couldn't find anything about this.

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When you wrote HIPAA
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 23, 2013 10:14 AM PDT

That's governmental too. "The official central governmental hub for all HIPAA issues including"...

So my bet is they would not lock this up that tight.
Bob

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Your hunch is correct
by Pepe7 / October 23, 2013 11:04 AM PDT

They can access your info whenever they like with comparatively little effort. {source: friend who's a federal prosecutor in DC}

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