Private Communications: WhatsApp

I’ve written before about deleting Facebook and WhatsApp. They are two of my most popular articles here on Medium. But today, as WhatsApp unveils new measures to help them share your information with the Facebook HQ which has owned it since 2014, we consider the grim reality: is there actually any alternative? Yes and no.

I still believe that for normal 1-to-1 text messages, the old SMS system is still the best. It is not run by a single company, so has no single point of failure. It is not run commercially except by your mobile phone network, and you pay for each message…

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PAUL DETTMANN

PAUL DETTMANN

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