BitTorrent, the company that brought us the BitTorrent peer-to-peer data transfer protocol, is building a server-less messaging client.
It's based on distributed technology — messages are never stored on a server, meaning they're safe from data breaches. Messages are encrypted, and BitTorrent plans to keep the client free and without limits as to how many messages you can send
The BitTorrent Chat is currently in alpha stages of development, and BitTorrent invites all interested parties to sign up and help the project through feedback, ideas and testing
The motivation behind the project is, according to BitTorrent, increasing the security and privacy of your online conversations. "This year alone, more than 6 million people have been impacted by data breaches. The right to own your own conversations online: it’s not a given. It should be," says BitTorrent in a blog post Read more...More about Chat, Bittorrent, Messaging, Tech, and Apps Software
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