Disqus is a proprietary commenting system implemented on a great many sites (including free software project sites). Using this system is breach of privacy by design, Disqus as a third-party widget collects too much user data on all sites that use it, just like Facebook widgets. Also, Disqus had many security flaws, you can read more about them here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disqus#C

In the toot below I have listed privacy friendly, free (as in freedom) alternatives to Disqus.


Free (as in freedom), privacy-friendly, lightweight alternatives to Disqus:
- Isso - posativ.org/isso/

- Schnack - schnack.cool/

- Commentics - commentics.com/

- Spirit - spirit-project.com/

- HashOver - github.com/jacobwb/hashover-ne

- Epoch (WordPress) - gopostmatic.com/epoch/

- Lyked (uses Google reCAPTCHA) - lyket.dev/

@ewm i assume Disqus did something particularly disgusting? Shame, they used to be not-awful.
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