I will try it out.
But there is no open source server-side yet.
The problem is that there is no telephony system that you can use cross-platform, that is open source and the clients are easy to install and use for the average user.
No other heavily-used protocols have this problem, FTP, HTTP, SMPT, DNS, Torrent, Cloud Storage, VPN, SSH all have cross-platform, free and open source clients that are easy to set up and use for the average user. Telephony is the handicapped service on the internet
The main problem, as I see it, is the SIP protocol and the design mistake of relying on IP addresses in the application layer.
Almost no one has a public IP address directly on their workstation at home and it is preventing free open source telephone to be widely adopted.
What is needed is a telephony protocol that and can easily be proxied or tunneled and/or that does not need extra measurements for surviving NAT.
and what's the issue here? Trade secrets, private matters, and gossip.
The Quest for an explanation must continue.
Look, there is a bug, obviously, but to say that it is "remotely exploitable" is a half-truth, and that it is "on level with or worse than heartbleed" is nonsense.
There are a lot of things that need to "line up" in order for this to be remotely exploitable.
It is 2014 and anonymity is a crime, what country are we thinking of ?
I've been hearing all this about the much vaunted chops of these Russian coders, but frankly I don't ever see it.
There is also the possibility that the project was sabotaged by an external actor.
Maybe it is a coincidence but the one who profits the most from this failure is the same as has been working hard during the last 10 years to get rid of the Galileo program and is also the same nation as is known for being the most technically capable in electronic warfare/hacking.
The landscape has changed.
The car will now require an always on connection to work.
Not only that, but you will be committing a crime if you modify your car so that it doesn't require an active internet connection.
Once again, the criminals will be the only ones to have what they want.
So just how "Open" is "OpenStreetMap"?
Can I download the data and set up my own server in case OpenStreetmap closes it's free access?