Linux Voice Introduction

Linux Voice Introduction

© Image © Olexandr Moroz,

© Image © Olexandr Moroz,

Article from Issue 248/2021

This month in Linux Voice.

Privacy isn't just a thing you add at the end. In the best case, privacy starts with a set of guiding principles – a philosophy you build into the infrastructure from the ground up. The big social networking companies put all your data on a server, and that server is the site for all the data mining and other monkey business that comes with commercial social media. But, contrary to what you might hear from the giants, social networking doesn't even need a server. Several free tools offer instant messaging and other social services in a peer-to-peer context. This month we look at peer-to-peer messaging with the Tox protocol, and we study some of the leading client apps for configuring and using Tox services. Also in this month's Linux Voice, we show you how to add power and clarity to your written reports with the Zotero research assistant.

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