• kxh (edited 3 months ago)
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    The 2 key and critical areas about a secure messaging system is :
    1. that it is technically secure and it is opensource.
    2. Who owns it? How is it funded? What legal jurisdiction is it under?

    Lots of technical detail here but the second part, not so much.

    From the Gadgets link

    Session is a project of the Loki Foundation. The Loki Foundation (registered as LAG Foundation, LTD) is a registered charitable foundation based in Victoria, Australia.

    It's Australian, so it can't be trusted. Australia has laws that allow it's police and secret police to secretly interfere with software. This is dealt with in the second link from restoreprivacy.com.