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Recommended for private communication?NoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNo
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End to end encrypted by defaultNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNo
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End to end encryption is availableNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesYesSometimesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoPaid featureNoYesYesNoSometimesNo
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Voice/video calls are end to end encryptedNoN/AN/AN/ANoN/AYesNoNoYesNoN/ANoNoYesNoNoNoN/ANoNoN/ANoYesYesNoN/ASometimesNoYesNoN/ANoNoYesYesNo
Provider Specific
Yes
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Utilizes Perfect Forward SecrecyNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNo
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Data is encrypted in transitYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSometimesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesSometimesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSometimesYesYesYes
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Yes
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Data is encrypted at rest (server side)YesYesN/AYesYesYesNoSometimesNoYesYesNoNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesSometimesYesSometimesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesNo
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Data is encrypted at rest (client side)NoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNo
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Decentralized networkNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNo
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Dependant on DNSYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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Requires global identityYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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Email required for signupYesNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNo
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesPhone OR Email requiredYesNoNoNoNoPhone OR Email requiredNoNoYesNoNoYesPhone OR Email requiredYesNoNoYesNoYes
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Phone required for signupNoNoNoNoSometimesYesYesYesNoYesSometimesNoSometimesYes
Provider Specific
NoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNo
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Billing details required for signupNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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App and Server are fully open sourceNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNo
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You can verify contacts out of bandNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNo
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You can self-host the platformNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNo
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Third-party clients are allowedNoYesYesYesSometimesNoSometimesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoSometimesYesNoYesYesYesSometimesYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNo
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Client provides a portable databaseNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesAndroid OnlyYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNo
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Client functions over overlay networksSometimesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoSometimesNoYesSometimesSometimesYesSometimesNoSometimesSometimesSometimesNoYesNoSometimesYesNoYesSometimesSometimesNoNoNoNoNoNoSometimesSometimesYesNo
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There has been a third party code auditNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNo
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Users must exchange phone numbersNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Provider can scan for illegal contentYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
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Provider trains AI with user dataYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNo
Provider Specific
NoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYes
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Provider uses user data for marketingYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNo
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Provider can shut down a communityYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoN/AYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
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Provider is funded by authoritarian regimesNoNoNoNoChinaNoUSAChinaNoUSA / ChinaUSANoUSANo
Provider Specific
USAUSARussiaUSAUSANoNoRegionalUSANoUSANoRussiaUSANoUSAUSAUSAChinaUSA / IndiaNoUSANoChina
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Provider actively feeds data to law enforcement
NoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYes
Provider Specific
NoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYes
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Provider complies with preservation requestsYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYes
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Client scans users photo/video libraryNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYes
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Client removes image metadataNoNoN/ANoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNo
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Linked to external accountNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoSometimesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Client logs users locationNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNo
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Client logs running processesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYes
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Can be hosted on an airgapped networkNoN/AYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNo
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Deleted messages are removed immediatelyNoYesN/AYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNo
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Recieved messages are removed from servers
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What can the apps hand to police?
This assumes that you've entered the associated info into the service if possible, otherwise marked as Not Applicable
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IP addressYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/ANoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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Real nameYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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UsernameYesNoNoNoYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/AN/AN/AYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYes
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Phone numberNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesN/AYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesN/AYes
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Email addressYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/ANoN/AYesNoSometimesYesNoYesYesYesYesN/ANoYesN/AYes
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Message contentsYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoSometimesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
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Crypto walletsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/ANoN/ANoN/AN/ANoYesN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
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Profile picturesYesNoN/ANoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/ANoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesN/AYes
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Account creation dateYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYes
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Account last active timestampYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/AYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesN/AYes
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Billing detailsYesN/AN/ANoYesN/AYesYesNoYesYesN/AYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesN/ANoYesNoN/AYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYes
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Groups that you manageYesNoNoNoYesYesNoN/AYesNoYesYesYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/ANoNoYesNoYesYesNoN/AN/AYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
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Groups that you are a member ofYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoN/AN/AYesYesNoNoYesYesYes
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Channels / broadcast rooms you are a member of
YesNoNoNoYesN/ANoYesYesN/AYesYesYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/AN/ANoYesNoYesYesNoN/AN/AYesYesYesNoN/AYesYes
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People you talk toYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
Provider Specific
YesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
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People you've blockedYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesN/AYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesN/AYes
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People who have blocked youYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesN/AYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesN/AYes
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What can an adversary find on their own?
This assumes you're using the default configuration, never intract with their sockpuppet accounts, such as adding them as a friend or sending them messages
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IP addressNoNoYesNoExploitableNoNoExploitableNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoExploitableNoNoSometimesN/ANoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Real nameNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
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UsernameYesNoNoNoYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AN/ANoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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Phone numberNoNoNoNoNoNoYesExploitableNoYesNoN/ANoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoSometimesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoN/ANo
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Email addressNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoN/ANoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoN/ANoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoN/AYes
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Message contentsYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Crypto walletsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/ANoN/AN/AN/AN/ASometimesNoN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
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Profile picturesYesNoN/ANoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesN/AYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoN/ANoNoYesYesSometimesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYes
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Account creation dateYesNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoN/ANoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
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Account last active timestampYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoN/ANoNoYesNoSometimesNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Billing detailsNoNoN/ANoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Groups that you are a member ofYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Channels / broadcast rooms you are a member of
YesNoNoNoMutualNoNoN/ANoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoN/ANoNoYesMutualSometimesNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNo
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People you talk toNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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People you've blockedNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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People who have blocked youNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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