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Some interesting thoughts on messengers leading up to "Our preference for a decentralised system, with a focus on security aspects, led us to opt for messaging apps such as DeltaChat, which works with our email account to exchange encrypted messages ..."


Some thoughts ...
Consciously looking at messaging apps: when users want broad freedom and full control over their data worth mentioning


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#signal server is now officially closed source, making it de facto a worse-looking telegram.

do you use ( ) ?
would you like to use there?

keep an eye on a Kirigami-based Delta Chat client:

(the app is still in early development, don't expect fancy stuff yet)

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pet peeve 

Calling blockchain based cryptocurrency "crypto".

No, just no. Please stop doing it.

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there is a new android release of but I can't find the changelog anywhere, what is new?

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OpenSpades is a clone of Ace of Spades 0.75, which is a free online first-person shooter created by Ben Aksoy, featuring fully destructible terrain and plenty of game modes (including the well-known Capture the Flag) created by the community.

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@guardianproject @fdroidorg
Popularity Contest aka F-Droid #Metrics is now posted as a merge request, it should be included in the v1.12-alpha1 which will be out soon.

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“I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.”

– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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It was likely blocked for the same reason mentioning Signal was blocked on some platforms- the idea that it has "sexual and other content".

Basically the idea that with a platform you can't control, people might say things you don't want them to say.

Do you know the PGP song?

"So go say what you want to,
Of love or war or hate,
Kinky sex, or dirty words,
Or overthrow the state.
Nobody can stop you.
Speech is really free
When everybody's PC got the PGP. "

now it is possible to mention on
it was bolcked for some unknown reason

if you have a Facebook account to annoy your friends about why they shouldn't use Facebook etc, take the opportunity to let them know about 😁

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This bird is not rare, but it is difficult to photograph because it is small and does not stay still.

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It had been so warm recently that the icicles had collapsed.

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e-mail is a nearby-technology with planetary-scale connectivity, in a *socially* decentered way. Hold together by bubblegum and sticks. There is no project in sight that could "replace e-mail" (tm). We suggest to embrace and amend. Yes, it's a mess but it's also fun :)

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