SUChat: Public decentralized instant messaging service

SUChat: Public decentralized instant messaging service

SUChat: Public decentralized instant messaging service

Continuing our series of articles related to interesting and useful websites for the User Community of Free Software, Open Source and GNU / Linux, and those concerned about their privacy, anonymity y Cybersecurity In general, today we will talk about the website called SUChat.

SUChat is a useful little website that offers a decentralized public instant messaging service based on XMPP protocol, which respects the privacy of users and allows communication in real time between all its members.

Before entering fully to comment on the website of SUChat, It is worth noting that on other occasions we have commented on other similar sites, such as NoGAFAM and PrivacyTools, which we briefly describe in those previous posts as follows:

"NoGAFAM is a website that not only promotes Free Software, but also motivates others to become aware of the value of the data generated on the Internet, and the risk they run when using platforms, applications and services of many global Technology Giants, many of which are known as GAFAM". NoGAFAM: An interesting website and movement for Free Software

"Privacytools is a website that offers knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global user tracking. And we moderate a thriving community of privacy-minded people just like you to discuss and learn about new advancements in protecting your data online. This website is the centerpiece of our organization, where we research and recommend various software solutions for our community." PrivacyTools: A valuable and useful website for online privacy

SuChat: Instant messaging based on the XMPP protocol

SuChat: Instant messaging based on the XMPP protocol

What is SuChat?

According to your own Official website, it is described as follows:

"SUChat.org is a decentralized public instant messaging service based on the XMPP protocol, which respects your privacy and allows real-time communication with your friends and family without having to worry about security and privacy. Create an account, download a client that supports Jabber / XMPP, add friends and communicate freely in complete safety."

Site features and public service

  • Security: All connections to servers are encrypted using only strong encryption protocols and algorithms. Passwords are not stored in the database, and the SCRAM format is used.
  • Backups: Once a day, an automatic backup of all data is performed. The servers are fully prepared in case of failures or other technical problems.
  • Functionality: Servers offer the latest innovations, eg spam protection, MAM, HTTP file upload. They are protected against DDoS attacks and have support for the IPv6 protocol.

Note: SUChat's public and free service is made up of a cluster of two of its own servers, for load sharing and improving stability. In the event of a failure of one of the servers, the system continues to function.

Integration with free and open applications

For those of us who decide to use said free public service, the administrators of the same report that users can use the free and open instant messaging clients following, in case of not wanting or being able to use the web platform directly:

Screen shots

SuChat: Screenshot 1

SuChat: Screenshot 2

Donate to SUChat

Remember that the SUChat free public service also includes the no third party advertising and no user tracking. However, they like any free, open and free project they need money to maintain the same asset. So if you use the free service or want to support them, you can do it through the following link.

And if you want to know another similar website, we recommend you explore the following link.

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Conclusion

We hope this "useful little post" about «SUChat.org», a useful little website that offers a decentralized public instant messaging service based on XMPP protocol, which respects the privacy of users and allows real-time communication between everyone; is of great interest and utility, for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the diffusion of the wonderful, gigantic and growing ecosystem of applications of «GNU/Linux».

For now, if you liked this publicación, Do not stop share it with others, on your favorite websites, channels, groups or communities of social networks or messaging systems, preferably free, open and / or more secure as Telegram, Signal, Mastodon or another of Fediverse, preferably. And remember to visit our home page at «FromLinux» to explore more news, as well as join our official channel of Telegram from DesdeLinux. While, for more information, you can visit any Online library Be OpenLibra y JedIT, to access and read digital books (PDFs) on this topic or others.


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