Video conferencing platforms

Platform Pr E O-s D P Fv
BigBlueButton + + + +/-
Jami + + + +
Jitsi +/- +/- + +
Linphone + + +/-
Whereby + +/-
Wickr + +/-

Pr – privacy; E – encrypted communication; O-s – open-source; D – distributed; P – performance; Fv – free version

Privacy issues: Jitsi – host server is a vulnerability; no privacy protocol; Whereby – metadata collection.

Performance issues: BigBlueButton – issues reported.

Free version issues: BigBlueButton – limited functionalities; Whereby – up to 4 participants; Wickr – up to 30 participants.

Thanks to: @arjenpdevries@ArtheosNL, @AstaMcCarthy, @bitsoffreedom, @Bjorn_W, @Filosopiek, @K4bergen, @strvrw, @whvholst

(Work in progress)

 

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