Current state of secure mobile messaging - A discussion

re:publica 2014
Science & Technology

Short thesis: 

A discussion about the current state of (secure) mobile text messaging apps. Striking the right balance between convenience and privacy.

Description: 

How to evaluate and choose the right app from the sea of currently available ones and new ones popping up every few days?

(Whatsapp, Telegram, Textsecure, Surespot, Threema, andtheotherone ... how do they all handle security/encryption? which one's for me?)

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Discussion
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