SimpleX Chat: private and secure messenger without any user IDs (not even random)
SimpleX Chat - a private and encrypted messenger without any user IDs (not even random ones)! Make a private connection via link / QR code to send messages and make calls.

Having unique one-time (non-reusable) invite ID is great.

The wat SimpleX uses one-way queues, and then distributes those queues among servers offers a way to mitigate communication correlation (if the servers are independent and won’t collude). Or you can just self host and not worry. Self hosting an onion service is easy.

Running SimpleX through a tor proxy (or VPN) offers even more advantages (if you think you need them).

Perhaps the only downside is SimpleX still controls who gets to be a public server (anyone can self host or offer servers, but they won’t be integrated). I have no way of knowing if the servers are owned by a single entity. This part is not “open”.

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A place to discuss privacy and freedom in the digital world.

Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

In this community everyone is welcome to post links and discuss topics related to privacy.

Some Rules

  • Posting a link to a website containing tracking isn’t great, if contents of the website are behind a paywall maybe copy them into the post
  • Don’t promote proprietary software
  • Try to keep things on topic
  • If you have a question, please try searching for previous discussions, maybe it has already been answered
  • Reposts are fine, but should have at least a couple of weeks in between so that the post can reach a new audience
  • Be nice :)

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