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[liberationtech] secure text collaboration platforms

Sam de Silva sam at media.com.au
Wed Oct 3 17:13:32 PDT 2012


Hi All,

Thanks for your comments and feedback.

I am often in low bandwidth contexts, and find Google Docs just too heavy.

I looked at installing Etherpad on a server - but perhaps will hold off on that and utilise Riseup's install. 

@Micah - often 30 days will be too long for my use, or in some other cases too short. It'd be great to be presented with an option - at the time of selecting the name of the pad - to let the user determine the life of the pad. Just a suggestion.

Thanks again.

Best, Sam.



On 03/10/2012, at 10:45 PM, Michael Zeltner wrote:

> Excerpts from micah anderson's message of 2012-10-03 17:29:44 +0200:
>> I can't speak about piratepad itself, I can speak about
>> https://pad.riseup.net and tell you that it: it can only be connected to
>> over https (the piratepad URL you cite is not https); it is run by an
>> organization that is committed to protecting your privacy; does not
>> store IP addresses; pads are automatically deleted after non-use for 30
>> days; and can be reached over a tor hidden service.
> 
> riseup.net are great, however please note that 'non-use' means 'non-edit' not
> 'non-access'. We had a collaborative piece that wasn't backed up and was meant
> to be published on http://hackerequality.org/ go missing unexpectedly...
> Misunderstood their policy :/
> 
> Best, Michael
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