"Centralised messenger Signal has just announced that they are making part of their server software closed source. They claim it is to fight spam, but by using closed source they make it impossible for outsiders to verify the truth. This is worrying.
We really, really need a fully open, decentralised alternative to Signal.
There are several alternatives being developed, please support them:
➡️ @Jami "
Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.
In this community everyone is welcome to post links and discuss topics related to privacy.
much thanks to @gary_host_laptop for the logo design :)
TLDR: The infographic from this article.
Probably needs to be updated now.
I disagree. Signal is still free-software, albeit for the spam-fighting parts that are not mandatory, and rarely needed for small deployments anyway.
signal is just glorified telegram at this point
There are criticisms of Signal, but this ain’t it, chief.
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lmao telegram can’t even do encrypted group chats and doesn’t have e2ee by default…