My favorite texting application, Signal Private Messenger, now incorporates a feature that many of us have longed for: message ephemerality. Signal calls this “Signal Disappearing Messages”.
You stopped on the way home to grab a gallon of milk. You get to the car and pull the handle but the door remains stubbornly closed. You fish in your pocket for keys while your mind is still processing the fact that they’re sitting on the driver’s seat. You’d call your wife but she’s still at work all the way across town. Grudingly you pull out your phone and search “locksmith near me”. This probably isn’t you, but this is how a lot of people choose a locksmith.
Note from Justin: This excellent write-up on CopperheadOS comes to you from Andy at https://peopleforprivacy.com. I really appreciate this piece and learned a lot from it, and I’m sure you will, too! Please let him know your thoughts in the comments, and check out his site. Thanks!