WARNING! You are responsible for your own encryption keys. If you lose them, they're gone forever and so is all of your encrypted data. No one can help you. With freedom comes responsibility.
A fully decentralized PUBLIC messaging platform. There are NO central servers. All messages are public. Messages disappear after 6 months unless someone chooses to save any. Groups exist. Group moderators can be impeached. You can block users you don't want to see.
Aether will work without centralized DNS.
It will work without central servers.
User accounts are self-hosted, meaning the user is in full control. It's unknown or is not applicable if Aether supports cryptocurrency monetization.