Secure IM - in a nutshell

ANDY sirald66 at
Thu Jan 27 02:57:37 EST 2011

So if I understand the help/faq correctly, in a nutshell - none of the major
IMs (Yahoo, MSN, Facebook) use SSL security other than to authenticate the
session at best?

Aside from some great effort that casual/novice users are unlike to make,
things such as SILC is the only option?

[The republicans in congress are soon proposing that ISPs be required to
retain 2 years of logs for all customer logins, email/IM and IP
destinations.  Although casual net use wasn't a concern until now, I'm
starting to lock down my communications with HTTPS.]

ANDY - Salt Lake, UT US
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