Grobox: "Briar – Next Step of The Crypto Messenger Evolution"

Nikos Roussos comzeradd at
Tue May 24 21:05:01 UTC 2016

On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 10:11 PM, Simo <simo at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-05-24 at 11:47 +0300, Nikos Roussos wrote:
>> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 8:06 AM, Erik 'egnun' Grun <egnun at> 
>> wrote:
>>> What do you think?
>>> Is the project going to be successful?
>>> When you follow the argumentation of Moxie Marlinspike [2], then 
>>> it's
>>> probably not.
>> The answer to Moxie's argument about federation is not 
>> centralization. That's a step back. The answer is distributed.
> Can you define what is distributed in this context ?

Distributed means no servers at all. The same way P2P protocols work 
all these years in other fields than communication. You can read 
Torsten's post for more:

We have many efforts on this direction, besides Briar [1] mentioned 
above. Lately I'm using Richochet [2], but unfortunately is desktop 
only for now.

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