<table><tr><td>There are a few features of the site that have been updated and a few others that have been underutilized.
<h3>Real Time Chat</h3>
There was a time when IRC, ICQ, and AIM where ways in which communication between individuals and groups was <strong>the</strong> way to chat. Now everything has been centralized to Google, Yahoo, and Facebook. No more! There is now a generalized chat feature that is <strong><em>very</em></strong> easy to use. To see it in action either click Chat (instant) on the sidebar or...
<a href="https://conference.theanarchistlibrary.org/general/">click here for general @news chat</a>
This feature does use a self-signed certificate. <a href="http://it.slashdot.org/story/08/06/24/2345223/when-is-a-self-signed-ssl-... does SSL well</a> and never should have been used for <a href="http://blog.thoughtcrime.org/ssl-and-the-future-of-authenticity">verific... in the first place.</td><td><img title="for once a post that is not about comments, let's see how long that lasts..." src="http://anarchistnews.org/files/pictures/2012/shotgun.jpg"></td></tr></ta...
<h3>One time pad</h3>
If you have never used a "pirate pad" or ephemeral pad before... I strongly encourage it as a way to collaborate on shared writing projects. @news has pad software installed for just such purposes (it also uses self-signed SSL).
<a href="https://pad.anarchistnews.org/">Pad sofware on @news</a>
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