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cross-posted from: https://lemm.ee/post/31431894

Here's what he said in a post on his telegram channel:

🤫 A story shared by Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter, uncovered that the current leaders of Signal, an allegedly “secure” messaging app, are activists used by the US state department for regime change abroad 🥷

🥸 The US government spent $3M to build Signal’s encryption, and today the exact same encryption is implemented in WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Google Messages and even Skype. It looks almost as if big tech in the US is not allowed to build its own encryption protocols that would be independent of government interference 🐕‍🦺

🕵️‍♂️ An alarming number of important people I’ve spoken to remarked that their “private” Signal messages had been exploited against them in US courts or media. But whenever somebody raises doubt about their encryption, Signal’s typical response is “we are open source so anyone can verify that everything is all right”. That, however, is a trick 🤡

🕵️‍♂️ Unlike Telegram, Signal doesn’t allow researchers to make sure that their GitHub code is the same code that is used in the Signal app run on users’ iPhones. Signal refused to add reproducible builds for iOS, closing a GitHub request from the community. And WhatsApp doesn’t even publish the code of its apps, so all their talk about “privacy” is an even more obvious circus trick 💤

🛡 Telegram is the only massively popular messaging service that allows everyone to make sure that all of its apps indeed use the same open source code that is published on Github. For the past ten years, Telegram Secret Chats have remained the only popular method of communication that is verifiably private 💪

Original post: https://t.me/durov/274

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I completely broke my phone screen and attempted to log into my Telegram account from my secondary phone. I downloaded the APK from telegram.org, entered my phone number, but the app sent the code to another device with no option to receive it via SMS. Then, I tried to create a new account using a new physical SIM card, but Telegram still showed 'code sent to other device' as if the account was already registered on that SIM card. When I tried to add the phone number to my Telegram account, it displayed 'this number is not in Telegram.' It seems like Telegram blocks any attempts to send verification codes via SMS or call on Android. Want to know how I finally created a new account? I had to ask my friend to log in from his iPad. Unfortunately, that account got banned and deleted within 5 days, even though I wasn't doing anything wrong or suspicious.

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Got an offer for 39% discount for Premium in the app. Is this only for the first year or is this also for the following years? Can't find anything about that. I have 2 accounts in the app, is Premium for both accounts or only the account where I do the payment?

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Title. Everyone who called them out for this (including myself) were banned or muted a week. Likely they're going to be selling ad space which is why they're being aggressive about this. You can't even archive it which means this was on purpose. Forcing something down user's throat and saying "you'll eventually be allowed to hide it" is what I expect from Meta, EA or Microsoft.

What 3rd party app do you use? Plus Messenger is enshitified and I'm looking to get rid of it ASAP

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interesting choice, or business as usual?

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@partit_pirata presentarà un recurs al TJUE contra el blocatge de @telegram ordenat per la justícia espanyola

https://www.vilaweb.cat/noticies/pirates-telegram/

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Instant View is now available for Telegram Desktop on Windows and MacOS.

I'm so excited for this feature because I use Unigram as my main client for IV. It's one of the most requested feature on bugs.telegram.org. I hope they add support for Linux.

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(paywall bypassed)

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Every update from the @telegram 's website gets me an worse experience...

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Throughout January, we added 10 new features to Telegram – including upgraded Saved Messages, one-time voice and video messages that delete after playing, detailed read receipts that show what time your message was read, and much more.

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Telegram founder and CEO Pavel Durov on Jan 9 posted that telegram have reached 5 million premium subs. Personally I think giveaways played a big role in this and I believe this would help telegram cover its costs even more. Which is good for us users

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Hello, I have a few questions and I'll clarify underneath.

  1. How does Telegram's E2EE data look? Could someone that has access to the stream tell its Telegram? Or is that undecipherable?

  2. Does Telegram have an official Onion site?

  3. Will one's account get frozen if they are using Telegram's clearweb sites on Tor?

Clarity:

I use Facebook at work and use Tor to masktheat fact. Fb has locked my account a half dozen times because I'm using their clearweb site. They have an Onion address, but E2EE chats won't load & E2EE chats are about 98% of what I do on Fb. So I'm looking for a messaging alternative.

If an IT deptartment can't tell the app is the app, that works best. If they can though, using the website over Tor would be better for me.

Just trying to get things straight before I start bugging people to move. They wouldn't still be on Fb if that wasn't hard.

Thanks

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In Telegram's Christmas update, channels can set wallpapers, emoji statuses and profile logos, users can repost channel messages to stories, Telegram Premium can be given to multiple people at once, giveways can include additional prizes and much more.

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