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Design & Analysis

Is PM really the correct wording

Personal-/Private Message (PM) in the context of instant messaging is so wrong. It indicates that something should be private or personal. Something between you and the recipient. Well is it? Is it really private? Is your communication taking place over an encrypted protocol and is it transient and never persisted? If persisted, is it the…

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