Safe Instant Messaging

Jima jima at
Fri Mar 15 15:41:28 MDT 2013

  XMPP?  (AKA Jabber.)  It's what Google Talk uses, but you can 
absolutely run your own server (as I have for years) with 
SSL/TLS-protected connectivity.


On 2013-03-15 15:38, Nathan England wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have been a long time user of Skype, but naturally grew fearful when
> Microsoft took over, and assumed there was a security risk because the
> service was growing large. Now it appears Microsoft really has developed
> a back-door into the system and the Russian government has been
> watching... Which only leads me to believe if they were doing it, so was
> our government.
> Which all leads me to the question: what can we use for instant
> messaging that is safe for us from a privacy stand point, and secure
> enough to possibly use for employment purposes?
> I appreciate your thoughts!

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