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[liberationtech] Wicker: D??j?? vu all over again

Rich Kulawiec rsk at
Thu Jun 12 05:19:46 PDT 2014

On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:08:26AM -0700, Yosem Companys wrote:
> The mention of NDAs by the Wickr founder makes it a non-starter. Their web
> site doesn't have any download link for the source files, nor mention of
> open source, but they do mention patent pending technology. How do they
> expect anyone to trust closed source, proprietary technology to be secure?

Nobody should trust closed source, ever.  No matter the reputation of those
behind it, no matter how sincere they appear to be: if it's not open source,
it's fraud.

Once again, I'll refer folks to:

and the rather longer and more explanatory:

Wickr (and anything like it) can be, should be, and must be immediately
and permanently dismissed with prejudice.


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