Well #Signal is baking their own crypto now. 😤

How will the techbros & #elonmusk explain, that this wasn't a #ponzi scheme. 'jUsT uSe sIgNal' the non-profit, one time soulution to WhatsApp.


The soultion is #federated protocols, dontating to projects to help reach feature/privacy parity with centralized ones. NOT shifting to another centralized silo - that will inevetiably fail in a free market.


@polarhive Frankly, if privacy is your primary concern, Signal is *still* a much better solution than Matrix.

@hothobbit Encryption is the default w/ Signal, where with Matrix it's opt-in.

I'm not sure if this is still true (tho it was at least two months ago), Matrix has had issues with group chats giving the dreaded "Unable to decrypt: The sender's device has not sent us the keys for this message.", due to the it's federated nature.

New features are looked at from a security point of view before being added to Signal (for instance url links, etc), which isn't the case with Matrix...


@hothobbit ...due to it's design (gateways, etc)

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