Jitsi Meet is a free, open-source video call app that doesn't require you to create an account. The service works on desktop, Android, and iOS devices, has high-quality video and audio, allows for password protected calls, and has no limits on participants. You can also run your own version of Jitsi Meet on your own servers. The app can be downloaded for free on major platforms.
Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?
Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?
Does it have parental controls?
Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?
Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?
Does it require you to create a strong password?
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
How Can It Snoop?
Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?
Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?
Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?
Does it require an email address to use?
Does it require a phone number to use?
Does it require an address (home or office) to use?
Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?
Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?
Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?
Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?
What Could Go Wrong?
Not much risk in using this service. Calls are not yet end-to-end encrypted, but really the only issue would be if you were to mistakenly livestream to YouTube.
How Does It Share Your Data?
Any information users choose to enter into Jitsi is purely optional and is only shared with meeting participants. Jitsi does not retain any personal data after meetings and claims they do not sell personal information to third parties.
- Encrypted calls.
- Host can lock a room with a password and mute or kick participants.
- Can livestream to YouTube.
- Not much documentation on how to use.