Best videoconference platform
Last updated: November 10, 2020

Here's our favorite videoconference platform: Whereby.

Why: Based in Norway rather than Silicon Valley, Whereby is less prone to the security and surveillance problems that plague Zoom.

Business model: Monthly subscriptions.

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Other options

Jitsi: free, open-source video conferencing. Can serve as the basis for other services, like Swiss-based kMeet.

Jitsi Meet vs. Whereby: a good comparison of features between Jitsi, Whereby, and Zoom (Rolf Mistelbacher, April 14, 2020)

Jami, free software for videoconferencing and messaging. Peer-to-peer, not centralized, and end-to-end encrypted.

How to use the Zoom malware safely on Linux if you absolutely have to (Aral Balkan from Better, June 25, 2020)


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