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[liberationtech] WeChat

Greg Walton jamyang at openflows.org
Sun Jul 14 12:48:44 PDT 2013


+n^1:

>> Finally, it provides an excellent means for diaspora dissident groups like
>> the Tibetans and Uyghurs to have their social graphs mapped, and geolocation
>> tracked.

G



On 15 July 2013 00:23, Nathan of Guardian <nathan at guardianproject.info> wrote:
> Also, I have a five minute talk at Google IO 2013 Ignite on the subject. It
> starts at about 16 minutes in here:
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhHSd59qNcQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player
>
>
>
> Nathan of Guardian <nathan at guardianproject.info> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> Sarah Lai Stirland <sarah at personaldemocracy.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi everyone -- I'm curious as to whether anyone on here has used
>>> WeChat,
>>> what they think of it, how they use it, and what it provides that other
>>> communications tools don't.
>>
>>
>> It provides a really nice backup system for all of your messages, address
>> book, photos and audio located in Shanghai. Unfortunately only the Chinese
>> authorities have access to it.
>>
>> It also ensures you don't accidentally send messages about unharmonious
>> topics, like corruption, graft and human rights.
>>
>> It also does away with pesky security features like HTTPS and the need for
>> backdoors, since as we have learned in the case of the NSA, no one should
>> have anyt
>>  hing to
>> hide, unless they are up to no good.
>>
>> Finally, it provides an excellent means for diaspora dissident groups like
>> the Tibetans and Uyghurs to have their social graphs mapped, and geolocation
>> tracked.
>>
>> In short, it is a smashing success for the CCP and the PSB, and has
>> already resulted in the arrests of a number of splittists, who just thought
>> it was a great way to send "free" international messages.
>>
>>
>>> Is there is an American version of this that anyone uses?
>>
>>
>> The American version is the same as the Chinese version, and same as what
>> is popular throughout SEA. It is China's version of PRISM just wrapped up in
>> a shiny app package. Brilliant!
>>
>> +n8fr8
>>
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