"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:

➡️ @matrix

➡️ @delta

➡️ @briar

➡️ @Jami "

  • Esmail EL BoB
    33 years ago

    look i feel you and indeed XMPP admins can know a lot and even reset your password if they want and but the thing is some xmpp servers are big and i’m sure they will not ruin their reputation that easily.

    • @sexy_peach@feddit.de
      23 years ago

      Also the huge plus with XMPP is that setting up a raspberry pi at home is pretty easy so there shouldn’t be a need for big servers. In the future the one IT person in every Family/Friendgroup could set up snikket and have friends and family use it.

      I doubt we will find a chat solution that’s more secure than that.