Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:48
Nach J. Appelbaum empfiehlt auch Collin R. Mulliner ausdrücklich "Textsecure" von Wispersystems als Alternative:
Collin R. Mulliners Bog: https://www.mulliner.org/blog/I'm not really into advertising for stuff here but the recent update of TextSecure https://whispersystems.org made a gigantic impression on me. The application works well, is uber user friendly, and looks just great. They further added IM like functionality (using IP rather then SMS), see here: The New TextSecure: Privacy Beyond SMS https://whispersystems.org/blog/the-new-textsecure. Further there is the possibility to run your own /server/ for TextSecure IP backend.