Thanks Dexter Ian Ng, that’s a good overview of Jitsi features! Here’s what I said about Jitsi Meet:

Jitsi Meet is an open-source solution with rich functionality that works directly in the browser; they’re working on E2EE. Then again, it has major accessibility issues; I’ve also seen reports of problems with Firefox (especially if there are 10 or more users) and Safari. is an easy way to try it out, although bear in mind that without E2EE the people running the site (or anybody who’s hacked in) have access to all meetings hosted there. You can also download the software and host your own server.

My own experiences with Jitsi Meet haven’t been particularly good (I’m a Firefox user and so are most of my friends who care about privacy, so that might have something to do with it). I also don’t know anything about 8x8, the company that hosts; so if I’m talking about anything confidential I don’t see that as a better option than Zoom. Of course Jitsi Meet’s big plus is that you can host it yourself, so for those who have the sysadmin skills and time to set up and maintain a secure site, it’s a much better option.

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