DissidentX is a censorship resistance tool.
It has the capability of steganographically encoding messages in files. Special features include:
- Messages cannot be decoded without the key
- A single decoder for all file types and encoding techniques, including all future ones
- Format-specific encoders can be easily written without having to worry about information theoretic encoding or cryptography
- Support for multiple messages to multiple keys in a single file
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The Dropbox powered social network
Send messages, share links and files to individuals or groups from an OS X Menu Bar app, with Dropbox keeping everything in sync.
IronPigeon is a decentralized communication protocol that provides high confidentiality and authenticity for the messages.
Messages are signed for authenticity, encrypted for confidentiality, and transmitted indirectly so that eavesdroppers find it difficult or impossible to establish whether two parties have even communicated, what was communicated or how much was communicated.
RetroShare is a Open Source cross-platform, Friend-2-Friend and secure decentralised communication platform. It lets you to securely chat and share files with your friends and family, using a web-of-trust to authenticate peers and OpenSSL to encrypt all communication.
Wry is a command-line client for App.net for Mac OS X 10.7+ (Lion), written in Objective-C.
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There are 150 accounts available, and the invitation link will expire on Wednesday, 15th of May (in other words, be quick!).
If you’re not sure what Alpha and App.net are, and wonder whether you should bother with an account:
Alpha is a Twitter-ish thing built on App.net that feels a wee bit like Twitter did before it hit the mainstream, but after the influx of new users who signed up in 2007, post-SXSW — generally quite geeky, relatively quiet, and with an emphasis on conversation over quickfire one-to-many quippery. It’s roomier, too, with posts limited to 256 characters.
App.net proper is a platform for, well, all sorts of social-type things2—messaging and chat, file storage, sharing & synchronisation, location check-ins, &c..
This generalist approach allows developers to build, say, an App.net-backed photo-sharing app, or a quick ‘n’ easy file-sharing application. So, if you’re not interested in Alpha, an App.net account might still come in handy.
Whatever you end up using App.net for, the following line from their ‘core values’ applies:
> App.net members always have full control of their data and the fundamental right to easily back-up, export, and delete ALL of their data, whenever they want.
In short, Alpha is a nice place to hang out and talk to folk; App.net is a platform with a lot of potential, and a laudable emphasis on treating its users well.
The only thing missing is people — particularly people who aren’t developers, technology journalists or semi-professional webloggers! — a problem you can help fix with a quick click:
This means you can follow up to 40 accounts, and have 500 MB of file storage to play with. If you upgrade to a paid account (which costs $36 a year) you get 10 GB of storage and can follow as many accounts as you like. ↩
Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is decentralized and trustless, meaning that you need-not inherently trust any entities like root certificate authorities. It uses strong authentication which means that the sender of a message cannot be spoofed, and it aims to hide “non-content” data, like the sender and receiver of messages, from passive eavesdroppers like those running warrantless wiretapping programs.
Bitmessage is in need of an independent audit to verify its security.
BSFlite is a rather small and minimalist client for AOL’s Instant Messenger service. Instead of having a full screen console interface, BSFlite employs a command line interface that allows your fingers to do all of the work without needlessly sifting through windows.
tlk.io [talk·eeo] is a web chat that is open to anyone and channels are owner-free. To create a new chat channel, just enter a name in the channel field… Then, after joining, you can share the URL to invite more people.
Mobile IRC done right. Stay connected with your favorite channels without draining your phone’s battery. Scroll back to catch up on what you’ve missed, and receive push notifications when someone mentions or messages you.
For Android. Powered by IRCCloud or TapChat’s node app running on your server.
Pond is forward secure, asynchronous messaging for the discerning gentleman. Pond messages are asynchronous, but are not a record; they expire automatically a week after they are received.
Via Danny O’Brien.