There are known security issues in current Web 2.0 messaging services built on centralized networks. Berty (opens new window) addresses these issues with a distributed communication protocol that takes advantage of the decentralized infrastructure provided by IPFS to build an untraceable messaging system. It’s completely peer-to-peer, open-source, and it can operate over bluetooth, without an internet connection. Read more (opens new window) on the IPFS blog and join the Berty community (opens new window).
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.ipfs.io/weekly-173/