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Note that this talk is not about the details of crypto protocols or implementations, but more general issues like trust, integrity and availability in regard to the software, network infrastructure and the companies/projects behind them. The talk is 100% newbie-friendly.
 
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There are an increasing number of mobile SMS-like applications that offer different levels of crypto and privacy features. This talk will give an overview over some popular and some less well known apps and discuss certain aspects that get too little attention in mainstream debates.
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There are an increasing number of mobile SMS-like applications that offer different levels of crypto and privacy features. This talk will give an overview over some popular and some less well known apps and discuss aspects that get too little attention in mainstream debates.
 
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Note: this talk is not about the details of crypto protocols or implementations (I am not a cryptographer), but more about the user-facing properties of the applications and companies/projects behind them. The talk is 100% newbie-friendly.
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Note that this talk is not about the details of crypto protocols or implementations, but more general issues like trust, integrity and availability in regard to the software, network infrastructure and the companies/projects behind them. The talk is 100% newbie-friendly.

Latest revision as of 20:23, 13 December 2016

Description There are an increasing number of mobile SMS-like applications that offer different levels of crypto and privacy features. This talk will give an overview over some popular and some less well known apps and discuss certain aspects that get too little attention in mainstream debates.

Note that this talk is not about the details of crypto protocols or implementations, but more general issues like trust, integrity and availability in regard to the software, network infrastructure and the companies/projects behind them. The talk is 100% newbie-friendly.

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Type Talk
Kids session No
Keyword(s) political, software, security
Tags whatsapp, signal, telegram, crypto, sms, free software, android
Processing assembly Free Software Foundation Europe
Person organizing Eal
Language en - English
en - English
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Starts at 2016/12/28 17:00
Ends at 2016/12/28 18:00
Duration 60 minutes
Location Hall 13-14

There are an increasing number of mobile SMS-like applications that offer different levels of crypto and privacy features. This talk will give an overview over some popular and some less well known apps and discuss aspects that get too little attention in mainstream debates.

Note that this talk is not about the details of crypto protocols or implementations, but more general issues like trust, integrity and availability in regard to the software, network infrastructure and the companies/projects behind them. The talk is 100% newbie-friendly.