This kind of comes down to "Freedom to Make Potentially Dangerous Choices", which in practice is the same as "Freedom to Someday Leave a Hegemonic Society".
This Week in Matrix is out now! Servers, Clients, Bridges, Tooling, and an interview with the Synapse eng manager, oh my! #matrix #twim #decentralisation https://matrix.org/blog/2021/01/15/this-week-in-matrix-2021-01-15
Automattic: http://zpr.io/zpJ8 Engineer
@[email protected] @[email protected] @[email protected] @[email protected] @[email protected] @[email protected] @[email protected] Entire institute switched to Matrix recently. All running smoothly with a large number of rooms. @[email protected] dev-chat is on matrix for years.
The only thing to watch out for: the web client cannot search messages in encrypted rooms.
Check out this article by @[email protected] from @[email protected] on the launch of @[email protected]'s open-source bug bounty program, backed by the European Commission!
The reason I have so much passion for #Bitcoin is largely because of the model it demonstrates: a foundational internet technology that is not controlled or influenced by any single individual or entity. This is what the internet wants to be, and over time, more of it will be.
👋 Hey Element and Discord users, vault the walls with a text channel bridge from EMS!
With antitrust action against tech platforms looming, @[email protected] worries that without real alternatives “consumers may end up no better off even after the most comprehensive of remedies." Here are a few decentralized platforms that offer real change. https://www.newamerica.org/oti/blog/decentralization-competition/
What's this? It's a new blog post!
In today's big wall of text, I take a deep dive into the implementation of the support for message retention policies in @[email protected], more specifically into Synapse, its reference homeserver implementation 😀
Check out our analysis!
One of our secrets of team bonding is informal coffee chats ☕️
RT @K[email protected]
New year, new release — Dendrite 0.3.5 contains a couple of major usability/performance improvements! 🥳 If you’re running Dendrite, please upgrade! https://github.com/matrix-org/dendrite/releases/tag/v0.3.5
@xiu @totoy yes. https://matrix.org/blog/2019/09/27/privacy-improvements-in-synapse-1-4-and-riot-1-4. that research is several years old; bits of it were legitimate at the time (and got fixed); others less so. Strangely the paper never got updated afterwards.
The fact that @[email protected] chat rooms are an HTTP API is really powerful -- particularly in its conformance to REST expectations.
I wrote a little caching proxy today to scale @[email protected]'s Matrix chat for anonymous visitors in just 150 lines of NodeJS.
Have you seen This Week in Matrix yet!? First of the year, absolutely top quality news and updates about Matrix, including an interview with the maintainers of NeoChat, the Matrix client from KDE! #twim #matrix #decentralisation https://matrix.org/blog/2021/01/08/this-week-in-matrix-2021-01-08
With thanks to hrj (http://github.com/hrj/) for the original that it's based on, here's a quick feature chart that compares various WhatsApp alternatives:
Super privacy alternatives: https://twitter.com/arpagon/status/1346989283593351168