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Molly is FOSS fork of Signal that adds security and privacy features. They are now developing their own completely anonymous and decentralized, secure messenger.
cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/135931 > The main site is located here: [molly.im](molly.im) > The first paragraphs on the donation page: > > The goal is to build a secure messaging app with integrated support for Monero payments and a decentralized backend. > > The application will be based on the Signal fork Molly.im (henceforth 'Molly') but with a privacy-focused backend that allows the user to sign up anonymously (without phone number), encrypt their local database with passphrase encryption, RAM shredding, and more. > > Monero features will include the ability to set up a XMR wallet, send and receive funds, keep track of the balance, and review the history.
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Signal's servers are no longer open source for anti-spam reasons.
> We build Signal in the open, with publicly available source code for our applications and servers. To keep Signal a free global communication service without spam, we must depart from our totally-open posture and develop one piece of the server in private: a system for detecting and disrupting spam campaigns. Unlike encryption protocols, which are designed to be provably secure even if everyone knows how they work, spam detection is an ongoing chore for which there is no concrete resolution and for which transparency is a major disadvantage.
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