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users:faq [2017/02/13 22:10]
nurupo [Multiple devices] Removed a broken link
users:faq [2018/03/15 19:05] (current)
nurupo ToxDNS has been phased out
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 If you want a shorter more memorable ID, be sure to read and understand the [[users:​sharing_ids|WARNING]]. If you want a shorter more memorable ID, be sure to read and understand the [[users:​sharing_ids|WARNING]].
  
-There are various possibilities like [[users:​toxdns|ToxDNS]] ​which make the contact easier - unfortunately at the unavoidable price of lost protection. Even if you decide to trust the service owner, you still access highly unreliable data supplied by third parties. You may call a contact via a name service and recognize his/her face on the screen but you will __not__ know whether someone else is participating in your conversation behind the scenes. In other words, you lose the confidentiality which Tox otherwise offers.+There are various possibilities like ToxMe which make the contact easier - unfortunately at the unavoidable price of lost protection. Even if you decide to trust the service owner, you still access highly unreliable data supplied by third parties. You may call a contact via a name service and recognize his/her face on the screen but you will __not__ know whether someone else is participating in your conversation behind the scenes. In other words, you lose the confidentiality which Tox otherwise offers.
  
 The same applies to sharing/​getting the Tox IDs via mail or web pages (https is somewhat better). If you want to embed a link to your Tox ID on a web page or in your email signature, check out [[users:​toxlinks| Tox: URIs]]. Go [[users:​sharing_ids|here]] for more general information on sharing ID's. The same applies to sharing/​getting the Tox IDs via mail or web pages (https is somewhat better). If you want to embed a link to your Tox ID on a web page or in your email signature, check out [[users:​toxlinks| Tox: URIs]]. Go [[users:​sharing_ids|here]] for more general information on sharing ID's.
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