[messaging] Crypto standards in modern-day consumer apps

Daniel Lublin daniel at lublin.se
Tue Jun 9 03:26:22 PDT 2020

> All app-based messengers route messages either via Google/Apple
> datacenters, or their own, or more typically a mix. Moreover most modern
> messengers use the same cryptography.

Perhaps you still mean app-based *consumer* messengers here (and the subject
still does). Briar is arguably not among those, but it is indeed an
interesting example of a peer-to-peer messenger that tries to avoid leaking
of metadata. It has been presented on the list before.



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