fairchat is world’s first fair and sustainable messenger. By running on an energy-efficient and CO2-neutral server, fairchat reduces your ecological footprint. As a non-profit association, the Austrian fairkom invests all surpluses in social and sustainable projects. By designing sustainable concepts we guarantee a rigorous privacy protection, strict adherence to Austrian and European data protection directives and open source solutions. All messages, personal and business secrets are safe from hackers. With fairchat there is no more spying or selling private chat messages for ads. The app has a comprehensive feature set and it is easy to use, to read, to create or to join public groups, to invite friends or work colleagues to private groups, or simply have a chat with them. It runs on all mobile and stationary devices with real time synchronization. For organizations and companies the app can optionally be branded and adapted.
fairchat is based on Rocket.Chat FOSS and our own app. No hidden backdoor in the code - anybody can review it.
We take privacy serious and do not copy your address book.
Deployed on an energy-efficient and CO2-neutral server. Surpluses are invested in social and sustainable projects.
Secure state-of-the-art SHA-256 encryption, all messages, personal and business secrets are protected from hackers with daily updated IP ban-lists.
Running on all mobile and stationary devices with real time synchronization and push notifications.
No spying or selling private chat messages for ads. Strict adherence to Austrian and European data protection directives (GDPR).
For organizations and companies the app can optionally be branded and adapted.
Use the fairlogin id also for more fairapps web services. Get in touch with us if you need to connect to your own SAML identity provider.
What can you do with it?
Video chat with one or more participants.
Create your private or public chat rooms.
Easily conduct a survey in your channels.
Simply have a chat with your friends or work colleagues.
|open source apps and clients
(no security risks for your device)
|all server components are open source
(no hidden backdoors or data selling)
|service maintained and hosted in EU
(European data privacy laws apply)
|individual branding &
|videochat with web and app|
|messages, groups & channels syncing
with push notifications on all devices
|shared documents and notes
during video conference
|user friendly onboarding|
(without copying your addressbook)
Comparison based on public available information and on the osAlliance chat service comparison list (download PDF, pages 49-51, german language). All information is subject to change due to technical progress. fairchat is based on Rocket.Chat and hosted in Europe with its own mobile clients. Mattermost, riot and jabber also allow self-hosting. Do not hesitate to contact us, if you think that we should compare other products or more features.