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Why not to trust Signal (Blogpost from 2018)

Good summary of several red-flags in regards to using the Signal messenger. …



Don't trust texting apps made in the USA

They may be sponsored by the US Government, or by cryptographers with ties to the government. …



A missed momentum.

A mass exodus from Whatsapp created a great opportunity to change a whole landscape of communication tools, but seems it is already missed though. Instead of switching to wonderful self-hosted (rocket.chat, element) or even p2p serverless (briar etc) alternatives, millions of ex Whatsapp users stuck…


What harm is there in simply keeping WhatsApp installed on my device and not using it?

I just got my only international contact to switch to Signal, but I don’t feel like setting up whatsapp again if I would ever need it for some reason. Is there any harm in simply keeping it and not using it?..




TILvids is a video community focused on edutainment content. The goal is to deliver interesting videos that you might not otherwise see. Some other important information: …


Is there a way to edit Google Docs without using the Google web client?

Unfortunately, almost all the group projects at my university require Google Docs, so I have to use it to complete assignments. Is it possible to use Google Docs without using Google’s own client?..




Caring less about privacy

Hi, I recently have started caring less about privacy and fell for convenience as I installed and started using Google and Huawei apps and services on my phone. …


I need alternatives to Amazon

So I made a post recently about my new commitment to Privacy. I’ve made the choice, that I’m going to delete my Amazon. Before I do though I would like some feedback on alternatives, and more privacy friendly places to buy things…





I don’t really like Apple, but once in a while they do the right thing. This comes from the App store’s new labels on apps. …


In the Midst of eliminating Amazon and Google from my life. Came here because I felt like this community would appreciate!

I’m in the midst of eliminating anything from my life that is connected to big tech. I’m going to delete my Amazon, and Google Accounts. I already deleted my Facebook. I’m working on getting my purchases downloaded and converted from Amazon as of writing this. …


Conversations a XMPP client that beats the alternatives

I am really confused why not more people consider switching to the Conversations XMPP client (or the blabber.im fork). …


Discussion about digital privacy
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