The move to silence Signal, one of the few remaining messaging apps in China that allowed users to engage in encrypted messaging, comes as China expands controls to shape public opinion and at times limit private discourse.
Users in China said that they could not get the app to connect without a VPN service. Messages failed to send and calls did not go through.
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