Submitted by josefStallman in freeAsInFreedom

Several times, anarchist discord channels have been posted to this site. As the site's primary tech forum, I believe we should decide on a legitimate alternative to fulfil the same kind of community chatroom functionality while using the values of free software.

IRC with OTR is always an option, but any ideas are welcome.

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boringskip wrote

Matrix and Riot.im (network and client)

Does most of what Discord does, but it's open source, federated, and supports encrypted channels and PMs. They're adding channel and user groups soon too, so it'll be even more like discord.

I made a list of leftist channels https://we.riseup.net/cryptoclub/leftist-matrix

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sudo wrote

Do you have a riseup.net account, comrade?

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boringskip wrote

yes indeed

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sudo wrote

Sweet, I've been wanting to get a riseup account for a while now, but I didn't know anyone else with one. Could you create an invitation for me?

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onlooker wrote

Agreed. I would say this is the closest alternative we have to Discord. Or Slack for that matter.

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