We talk with Alan Duric, Co-founder and CEO of Wire, an open source end-to-end encrypted instant messaging app for voice and video calls. In 2005 Alan co-founded Camino Networks which was later acquired by Skype, and his involvement with internet based voice communications goes back 20 years. We talk about the early days of Skype, why Wire is open source, the importance of encryption, the importance of secure messaging, their polyglot ways, and how they plan to stand apart from other apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal and more.
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- Alan Duric – Twitter
- Adam Stacoviak – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Jerod Santo – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
- Wire – Secure Messenger
- Wire – Security
- Wire – Developers
- Wire on Twitter
- Wire on GitHub
- Wire on Medium
- Janus Friis – Co-founder of Kazaa and Skype
- Skype Acquires Sonorit and Camino Networks
- Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC)
- iLBC Freeware