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Another great essay debunking the 'using from the Goggle Prey Store or the iThing store is the best private chat solution available' trope:
it-kollektiv.com/wrong-signal-

@strypey #Briar is maybe becoming the preferable alternative to Signal. Simple to install but there is no server that needs to be trusted.

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> The threat of potentially malicious acts by the package maintainer or distributor will remain unless independent distribution channels are allowed, enabling users to choose whom to trust.

Ahh yes because that's what users want: more confusion about where they should get the software from

@feld
> that's what users want: more confusion about where they should get the software from

Of course not, that's why you're on Titter, where those tricksy decisions about software get made for you, and not on the fediverse, where you'd have to decide for yourself which software and host to trust.

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