[talk] Encrypted Chat Applications (aka not Signal)
Sujit K M
kmsujit at gmail.com
Thu Feb 13 08:50:46 EST 2020
On Thu, Feb 13, 2020, 2:11 AM Isaac (.ike) Levy <ike at blackskyresearch.net>
> Hi All,
> I wanted to ask if folks have any preferred end to end encryption
> communications software they like, for chat/txt type messaging? Quite
> I'm looking for:
> - Stuff which relies on user-created encryption keys (pgp/gpg or otherwise)
> - optionally, has a distributed trust validation model built in (gpg
> signing use would do it)
> - Stuff which relies on generalized network/messaging infrastructure
> - Anyone remember gpg plug ins for irc clients way back when?
> - Remember when gpg over xmpp got hot?
> I am *not* looking for:
> - Anything which replaces distributed trust (gpg and human validation),
> with cenralized authority (Signal, iMessage, ssl/tls/CA based models-)
> - Maybe apps can run on popular mobile platforms (iOS, Android)
> - Maybe apps which can run on desktop (Pidgn? Does it have these
> Any thoughts?
I am not that sure. If you remember the topcoder Google code jams long time
ago. It used tunnels. Similar things can be done chat engines too. But I
would really look at bandwidth and security views before proceeding further.
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