I don't agree with everything you say, but it's so refreshing to heard such a non-conformist voice ;)
Starting to install Briar here to give it a look, your post having reminded me it was on my unwritten to-do list.
@sir I saw the whole thread about LibreSignal, i.e. Signal servers can't talk to one another. Based on that, I understand your assertion that it's DOA. But what about Silence? It's actually not trying to be a different variant of Signal. It's SMS only, no servers, no accounts. Simple. I admit it can't talk to Signal users, but who cares?
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