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Did you mind paying postage for the love letter to your sweetheart? πŸ’Œ Or would you have preferred a free postal service that invades your privacy to sell targeted ads? πŸ€” Why would you feel any different about chat services?

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@threemaapp I must disagree. Privacy is a fundamental right. You should not pay for it. What you should pay for is ability to have privacy in a comfortable way.

@threemaapp been with #Threema for two years now. Totally recommend it for messaging and voice calls. Simple, safe, secure πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘Œ

@threemaapp
I agree but trying to convince my social circle of that is a lot harder. I'm still struggling to get them to switch away from Hangouts and WhatsApp to signal, which is free and more popular now 😣

I am suspicious of Signal because, what is their revenue stream? How do they pay for the service they provide?

@crasher35 @threemaapp
What is threema's long term revenue stream after the one time purchase?

@crasher35
Signal is owned by a nonprofit organization which was funded with 50 M$ given by Brian Acton (WhatsApp founder). At this moment they do not need to have a revenue stream because they can live off this money.
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Signal
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@crasher35 @threemaapp That is easy to find out you know. Donations. E.g. from one of the founders of WhatsApp

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