[smc-discuss] WhatsApp and mental torture in school communities

Pirate Praveen praveen at onenetbeyond.org
Sun Jun 7 00:11:57 PDT 2020

On 2020, ജൂൺ 7 6:48:07 AM IST, Nandakumar Edamana <nandakumar at nandakumar.co.in> wrote:
>Agree. Just for clarification:
>6. The real solution is the govt. setting up a freedom-respecting chat
>service instance. But what will you recommend until that's accomplished?
>Asking people to stick with WhatsApp? That's why I recommended Signal.
>Until the govt gets its solution ready. How can any other decentralized
>solution (not hosted by the govt because they haven't and not hosted by
>the schools because they can't) be better than Signal? For a user, any
>global centralized solution and local centralized solution are both equal.

I don't think peer to peer or centralized is the right approach, there are things in the middle. People have a choice of servers whom they can trust and someone like KITE can also setup a server.

Also we not asking them to remove WhatsApp. They can just install a matrix client for school use.
Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

More information about the discuss mailing list