‘Private internet’ FireChat app grows in popularity in Iraq

By Hannah Kuchler in San Francisco and Simeon Kerr in Baghdad

A new chat app designed for use on planes and trains is soaring in popularity in Iraq, as users embrace a “private internet” where they can message each other without fear of the government shutting down access to the web.

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