I need a secure, encrypted environment for conducting text based interviews online. It's for academic research purposes where data protection is paramount so there cant be any data stored on 3rd party servers. I've looked through your older posts for help but can anyone offer any up to date info. thanks
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You haven't really given enough information to determine what you need. Do you need anonymity in addition to encryption?
If your needs are just to have encrypted communication with the server and no third party involvement in running the chat, then the easiest thing might be setting up your own IRC server with SSL required. This would encrypt the communication to the server and your server would control all the communication. There are really lots of options and this is more of a server question than a security question as it currently stands.