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he should have used TG

Aaand... if you believe Telegram is much more secure, then...


Remember the man and company behind it is Russian. And it got all successful all of a sudden, for no real or apparent reason over its competitors. (Signal, I'm talking to you).



But, you cry - the Russians tried to get TG banned because there's no backdoor?


Yeah, well, they would say that wouldn't they. How many people in Russia started using it after that story? (Clue: lots).



Change your phone and if you have not backed up WA data, it disappears. Do the same with TG and oh look, it all comes back again. Which means your chats, pics, etc were always lurking somewhere in the cloud.


Personally, I think all these things are very useful, and it is marvellous that they are free. But I do not really expect them to be totally secure.



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Old 02.12.2019, 22:39
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Personally, I think all these things are very useful, and it is marvellous that they are free. But I do not really expect them to be totally secure.
Well, thats in the eye of the beholder. Having private chat data to target advertisement better is really, really valuable. When Facebook bought WA did they promise big time that the data would not be merged... and then turned around and immediately started doing exactly that.


In all honesty: I rather have Putin reading my chats than Zuckerberg. Because the autocratic Russian leader has clearly higher moral standards...
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Old 02.12.2019, 22:59
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My preferred platforms are Threema, then Wechat, Telegram and lastly WhatsApp.
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Personally, I think all these things are very useful, and it is marvellous that they are free. But I do not really expect them to be totally secure.
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My preferred platforms are Threema, then Wechat, Telegram and lastly WhatsApp.
threema is what i use the most - my brother in law introduced it to me. have to pay for it but it's minimal
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In all honesty: I rather have Putin reading my chats than Zuckerberg. Because the autocratic Russian leader has clearly higher moral standards...
Clearly!

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