Pavel Durov, the visionary behind Telegram Messenger, forecasts a future where increasing government surveillance on private communications will spur the development of secure communication hardware, akin to cryptocurrency hardware wallets.

This prediction came during an interview with Tucker Carlson on April 17, where Durov shared insights based on his experiences with government oppression of information exchange.

He highlighted the growing intolerance of governments toward privacy as a pivotal force driving innovation in secure communication technologies.

Durov's vision points towards an era where specialised hardware devices ensure the secure and private exchange of messages, mirroring the security afforded by cryptocurrency wallets for digital assets.