He compared the incorporation of Tor ? free, secure, and partially funded by the U.S. government ? to WhatsApp and other apps that integrate Open Whisper System?s end-to-end encryption into their code, protecting mobile phone users and their conversations from hackers and surveillance. ?With the internet of things, it?s the same thing,? he said. ?You want to be able to connect. You shouldn?t have to trade off that desire with the idea that someone will be monitoring you.?