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[liberationtech] Heml.is - "The Beautiful & Secure Messenger"

Albert López newbiesworld at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 11 01:12:42 PDT 2013


Moreover when they say "our backend infrastructure"... So the service will be centralized? Bad approach...


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> From: edulix at wadobo.com
> Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:36:33 +0200
> To: liberationtech at lists.stanford.edu
> Subject: Re: [liberationtech] Heml.is - "The Beautiful & Secure Messenger"
> 
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 9:30 PM, Nadim Kobeissi <nadim at nadim.cc> wrote:
> >
> > "Will it be Open Source?
> > We have all intentions of opening up the source as much as possible for scrutiny and help! What we really want people to understand however, is that Open Source in itself does not guarantee any privacy or safety. It sure helps with transparency, but technology by itself is not enough. The fundamental benefits of Heml.is will be the app together with our backend infrastructure, which is what really makes the system interesting and secure." — https://heml.is/
> >
> > I'm sort of infamous by now for the fusses I make regarding the importance of open-sourcing security software. I'm pretty sure people are tired of me so I'm going to be quiet. But it's clear to me that Hemlis's answer is not the right answer.
> 
> Hi:
> 
> Agreed. I won't support heml.is if it's not libre software, as it
> seems to be the case. They want 100k $ to fund non-free software.
> That's something I don't think people should support.
> 
> Regards,
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