Genuine question...

Why are people deleting their Keybase accounts?

I assume it’s a result of the sale to Zoom, but I don’t understand it. Yeah, Zoom have had some privacy and security issues, but I think that’s more indicative of their huge rise in popularity, rather than them being a bad company. From what I’ve seen, they’re taking the issues seriously and trying to fix them.

Am I missing something?

@kev actually, straight away I was thinking to delete my keybase account. then I said: "wait, if zoom starts to integrate keybase, means that they will provide an end-to-end encrypted communication. and probably, with the keybase team experience, they will do it properly". and I said to myself "wait fabio, you still don't know what the future will be".


@jolek78 that’s kinda where I am. I wanna see what happens before I make a decision. Plus, the only private thing they have is my PGP key and it’s trivial to replace that and publish a new public key on my contact page. I don’t use those keys anywhere else.

yes @kev , I've seen a lot of stuff happening. I've seen icq being popular because was using a jabber protocol, and then dismissed because was bought by aol. I've seen google being popular because was running under linux, and became the company we know today. I've seen github blamed because was bought by microsoft. and so on... just this time I said "wait". I don't have a zoom account, I don't need it, I don't chat with keybase, but this time just I want to wait before taking actions

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