Usable Privacy Focused Communication

The holy grail for mass adoption of encrypted chat and email, but I’m not going to lecture about why this is important. Instead, I want to list some of the tools that are cropping up, list some pros and cons, and hopefully keep it up to date, and help a few people keep their personal lives, personal.

EFF recently put up their Secure Messaging Scorecard, detailing various privacy elements of messengers.

[Update; 2014-09-17 –]
[Update; 2014-09-18 – Bleep – Open Alpha]
[Update; 2014-10-07 – Bleep patch, Telegram, FireChat]
[Update; 2014-11-07 – EFF, surespot]

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