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Author Topic: CryptoCat - Secure Chat Software - Open Source  (Read 1333 times)

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CryptoCat - Secure Chat Software - Open Source
« on: June 09, 2012, 11:24:24 AM »
This looks really cool:

https://crypto.cat/

Make certain to check out the video. That's a MUST~! :D

The short version is that it's open source secure chat software that works in a browser.

I found it here:

http://www.activistp...e-app-developer.html

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In yet another example of the ever growing reach of the American Homeland Security state, Cryptocat developer Nadim Kobeissi, who is Canadian, claims to have been detained on four separate occasions at the US/Canadian border by the Department of Homeland Security in the last three weeks.

While detention and harassment at the border by DHS is unfortunately nothing new, what is interesting is the major topic of Kobeissi’s interrogations. In this case, it was Kobeissi’s open source chat app, Cryptocat that seems to have raised the eyebrows of someone in the upper reaches of DHS.

Anyways... Do check out the video. The program looks pretty slick. Haven't tried it yet, but the video is cool enough to convince me to try it when/if I need it.

Me just being silly from here on in... :P

Oh, and let's trigger a few more with some help from our friendly word list (see thread here).

Smart power Mexican cartel home grown power outage wildfire tremor-worm brute forcing cyber social media~! :P
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Re: CryptoCat - Secure Chat Software - Open Source
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012, 09:03:26 PM »
I didn't have luck watching the video from my environment, but a helpful cat told me that the following is a comparable (if not the same) video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f1Oqvk3wmw

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Re: CryptoCat - Secure Chat Software - Open Source
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2012, 05:10:49 AM »
Thanks @Renegade, that's quite a nifty find you got there. I would not be surprised if, at some stage, it were made illegal to use these sorts of proggies.

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Re: CryptoCat - Secure Chat Software - Open Source
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2012, 07:05:13 AM »
Thanks @Renegade, that's quite a nifty find you got there. I would not be surprised if, at some stage, it were made illegal to use these sorts of proggies.

But not yet... So might as well spread them around for people in case they need them, or even better, just so that they use them and cause additional frustration to the security theatre surveillance freaks. ;)
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