[cryptography] Jingle and Otr

Natanael natanael.l at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 00:00:32 EDT 2013


Well, the point here is that ZRTP for video and voice pretty much is
functionally equivalent to OTR for IM. OTR is designed for messages,
ZRTP is designed for data streams.

2013/8/21 James A. Donald <jamesd at echeque.com>:
> On 2013-08-21 12:33 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
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> On 8/20/13 8:31 PM, Natanael wrote:
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> https://jitsi.org/Documentation/ZrtpFAQ
>
> "ZRTP and the GNU ZRTP implementation provide features to
> communication programs to setup of secure audio and video session
> without additional infrastructure, server programs, registration,
> and alike."
>
> While this doesn't state outright that Jitsi uses ZRTP for video
> (it does for voice), I believe it does.
>
> Yes, Jitsi uses ZRTP for video.
>
> The Jitsi FAQ says that chat sessions are protected by OTR, which implies
> that nothing else is.
>
> In which case, one is better off using skype, where at least only Skype
> central is ratting you out.


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