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Old 04-13-2021, 11:42 AM
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Heya! Seems like every guild I check are using the horrible and unsafe program Discord to communicate.
Is there any guilds out there who still uses the safer albeit less trendy communication programs such as ventrilo/mumble/Teamspeak?

Thank you!
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Old 04-13-2021, 11:44 AM
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back in 2014-2016ish guilds used mumble/teamspeak
everyone hopped on the discord train and ignored it's spyware.

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Edit: Mumble is the safest option if configured correctly due to it's built in encryption.
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Old 04-13-2021, 11:46 AM
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Heya! Seems like every guild I check are using the horrible and unsafe program Discord to communicate.
Is there any guilds out there who still uses the safer albeit less trendy communication programs such as ventrilo/mumble/Teamspeak?

Thank you!
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Old 04-13-2021, 11:48 AM
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unsafe?
You can get people's IP address via discord, Yes I know discord likes to tout how everything has to go through their servers. They ignore and shame anyone who says it's not safe.

Plus discord watches the processes on your computer which could potentially be gathering other information.

discord is straight up spyware
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Old 04-13-2021, 11:49 AM
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You didn't know that? I ain't touching that shit with a ten foot pole!
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You didn't know that? I ain't touching that shit with a ten foot pole!
If you don't want to install discord client. You could use it in a browser but you won't be able to talk yourself. Another option is a third party client such as https://cancel.fm/ripcord/ It's very limited in capability but at least it's not the default discord client.

Don't try to use a vpn with discord, discord will lock your lock account and demand you give them a phone number. Basically hold your account hostage until you give them what they want.

edit: I'll stop posting in your thread, sorry if I de-railed it. Good luck!
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Old 04-13-2021, 11:59 AM
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If you don't want to install discord client. You could use it in a browser but you won't be able to talk yourself. Another option is a third party client such as https://cancel.fm/ripcord/ It's very limited in capability but at least it's not the default discord client.

Don't try to use a vpn with discord, discord will lock your lock account and demand you give them a phone number. Basically hold your account hostage until you give them what they want.
I want to join a guild that doesn't use botnet apps... Otherwise I can stay guildless.
Seriously fuck discord lol.
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Old 04-13-2021, 06:24 PM
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For the true classic experience, let's make a guild and use Roger Wilco as we did back in the day.
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Old 04-13-2021, 07:34 PM
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You can get people's IP address via discord, Yes I know discord likes to tout how everything has to go through their servers. They ignore and shame anyone who says it's not safe.

Plus discord watches the processes on your computer which could potentially be gathering other information.

discord is straight up spyware
knowing someone's IP address is not useful information in nearly 100% of scenarios.
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Old 04-14-2021, 03:48 AM
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So no, all the guilds use discord? All I wanted to know!
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