commit ff42ee1a3eb627a006f1657caca1f6aa3c645f49 parent 2349d0b20b1799d006e4ee1cace492c56f671b10 Author: RobinLinus <RobinLinus@users.noreply.github.com> Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2020 04:12:07 +0200 Merge pull request #140 from 2br-2b/patch-1 Added note about encryption Diffstat:
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diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -35,7 +35,10 @@ Thanks a lot for supporting free and open software! It uses a P2P connection if WebRTC is supported by the browser. (WebRTC needs a Signaling Server, but it is only used to establish a connection and is not involved in the file transfer). ##### What about privacy? Will files be saved on third-party-servers? -None of your files are ever sent to any server. Files are sent only between peers. Snapdrop doesn't even use a database. If you are curious have a look [at the Server](https://github.com/RobinLinus/snapdrop/blob/master/server/). +None of your files are ever sent to any server. Files are sent only between peers. Snapdrop doesn't even use a database. If you are curious have a look [at the Server](https://github.com/RobinLinus/snapdrop/blob/master/server/). Even if Snapdrop was able to view the files being transfered, WebRTC encrypts the files on transit, so the server would be unable to read them. + +##### What about security? Are my files encrypted while being sent between the computers? +Yes. Your files are sent using WebRTC, which encrypts them on transit. ##### Is SnapDrop a fork of ShareDrop? No. ShareDrop is built with Ember. Snapdrop is built with vanilla ES6.