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{{Project antifeature
|Name=Signal
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|Antifeature=Evaluation
|Short description=An app for private communication.
 
|Full description=Signal is an app for simple private communication with friends. It supports end-to-end encrypted messaging, voice calling and video calling.
 
 
 
Signal uses your device's data connection (WiFi/3G/4G) to communicate securely, optionally supports plain SMS/MMS to function as a unified messenger, and can also encrypt the stored messages on your device. A Chromium app that can be used on GNU/Linux has been released.
 
|Homepage URL=https://whispersystems.org
 
|Extension of=Chromium, Iridium
 
|Computer languages=Java, Objective-C, JavaScript
 
|Documentation note=GitHub page at https://github.com/whispersystems/ with more documentation at https://whispersystems.org/docs/.
 
|Donate=https://freedom.press/crowdfunding/signal/
 
|Microblog=https://twitter.com/whispersystems
 
|Related projects=Wire, Ricochet, Tox, Telegram, Ring
 
|Version identifier=4.7.4
 
|Version date=2017/06/26
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=https://whispersystems.org/android/apk/
 
|Submitted date=2016/10/28
 
|Is GNU=No
 
 
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{{Project license
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{{AttentionBox
|License=GPLv3
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|title=[[Free_Software_Directory:Antifeatures#Evaluation|Antifeature: Evaluation]]
|License copyright=Copyright 2011 Whisper Systems
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|color=red
 
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|icon=<span style="font-size: 250%;">&#9888;</span>
Copyright 2013-2017 Open Whisper Systems
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|message=This software might have non-free dependencies ([https://www.fsf.org/campaigns/priority-projects/voicevideochat], [https://github.com/signalapp/Signal-Android/commit/02b0800b22e2faaa1f659d34ac3bb2f44eda3631]) and is <b>candidate for deletion</b>. --[[User:LorenzoAncora|LorenzoAncora]] ([[User talk:LorenzoAncora|talk]]) 13:31, 14 February 2020 (EST)
 
 
Licensed under the GPLv3: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html
 
|License verified by=Tim Howes <timhowes@members.fsf.org>
 
|License verified date=2016/10/28
 
|License note=https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-Android/blob/master/LICENSE
 
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=Developer
 
|Resource URL=https://whispersystems.org/docs/
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Bug tracking, User, Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource URL=https://github.com/whispersystems/
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=User, Developer, Help, Support
 
|Resource kind=Forum
 
|Resource URL=https://whispersystems.discoursehosting.net/
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource URL=https://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/whispersystems
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=User, Help, Support
 
|Resource kind=Support
 
|Resource URL=https://support.whispersystems.org/
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Blog, User, Developer
 
|Resource kind=General
 
|Resource URL=https://whispersystems.org/blog/
 
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{{Software category
 
|Business=telephony
 
|Chat=instant-messaging
 
|Interface=x-window-system
 
|Internet-application=mobile-phone, privacy, security
 
|Live-communications=chat
 
|Programming-language=java, javascript
 
|Runs-on=Windows, OS X, Android, GNU/Linux, iOS
 
|Security=encryption
 
|Use=live-communications, security
 
|Version-control=git
 
|Works-with=audio, graphics, images, text, video
 
|Works-with-format=pdf
 
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Latest revision as of 15:26, 14 February 2020




Antifeature: Evaluation
This software might have non-free dependencies ([1], [2]) and is candidate for deletion. --LorenzoAncora (talk) 13:31, 14 February 2020 (EST)


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