All communication in #signal goes through these tech giants: Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Cloudflare
Just texting goes through Amazon.
Group chat will also go through Google.
#GAFAM is toxic to free software, supports mass surveillance and a lot other very bad things. Supporting such companies means also supporting their culture and their dominance. It's never just about the privacy of a single person.
There are already over 20 Tor relay operators (>200 relays, > 10% exit capacity) that make use of the
tor ContactInfo information sharing specification (CIISS) to get some group wide graphs generated for their relays:
Bellow is shown a sample graph by one of them:
How one hacker's push to secure the internet became a crucial part of Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems
wow. Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 is a thing. and it's good... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_in_the_Shell:_SAC_2045
Squatters, looters wreck longtime Capitol Hill club Neighbours during COVID-19 closure
Fighting for the climate: France's new eco-warriors
REPORTERS: France's new eco-warriors
REPORTERS: France's new generation of environmental activists
Excellent job Extinction Rebellion activists moving phones out of the room before conducting planning meetings!
Elon Musk has been convincing people to ditch WhatsApp for Signal.
While I hate billionaires, and now the richest one. He is right about it.
If you are concerned about your phone number, Google Voice gives you a free one when you sign up. Which can be used by Signal!
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