"Imagine if the over 50 million dollars funding Signal had gone towards polishing a distributed messenger. Maybe instead of Signal stickers we'd have a similar level of polish to any of the more private, more censorship resistant, and more available messengers instead. Perhaps that's the real problem."
from Dispelling Decentralization Doubts by @sj (blog post on #Moxie's awful CCC rant against distributed/federated systems"
The whole blog post is great and I recommend it
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