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Mitakuuluu, stop using immediately

asked 2014-10-31 17:27:40 +0300

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updated 2015-03-24 07:39:12 +0300

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Everyone, if you are using Mitakuuluu, stop using it immediately. Whatsapp has started blocking numbers of people that are using it.

Go support : RT @iCODeRUS: Some news about Mitakuuluu development:

http://t.co/CNXAzV1ZKM

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I've never had a Facebook account but that, and Whatsapp, is what I would have opted out if I did... If what you say is true.

eson ( 2014-10-31 17:58:21 +0300 )edit
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Aaaah, the joys of relying on closed systems with a single point of failure... I so informed you thusly. ;)

ossi1967 ( 2014-10-31 18:40:50 +0300 )edit
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Somee accs were blocked due to protocol changes and not because of 'using an unofficial client'. So stop to scare the users pls.

Alex ( 2014-10-31 20:42:33 +0300 )edit
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Whatsapp does infact mention in their FAQ that using unofficial clients is not accepted. That the protocol differences were triggering alerts is another thing entirely. It's even possible they've added some quirks to the protocol to catch unofficial clients too.

clau ( 2014-10-31 23:48:35 +0300 )edit

Has anyone who has paid to use WhatsApp been banned? I was previously under the impression that regardless of minor irregularities on client side, if you were on a paying account, their policy was don't-care. If paying accounts were blocked ... there may have been a recent change in policy. I was on the 'bad' iteration of Mitakuuluu when others were being banned, and I wasn't banned, and have a paid account.

midnightoil ( 2014-11-01 19:18:44 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-11-24 22:09:20 +0300

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I've had no problems with it so far. But that may be because I'm using a rather old version (0.8.3-2). I should probably have updated, but Coderus keeps pumping out updates at such a pace... Which is a good thing by the way.

Anyway, it seems to be a problem for more recent updates. So if you're able to get an older version, you should be alright.

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answered 2014-11-23 21:26:11 +0300

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I'd say stop using Whatsapp altogether. It's a crooked service.

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did that of course

William ( 2014-11-24 08:02:42 +0300 )edit
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answered 2014-11-23 15:07:55 +0300

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You like(d) Mitakuuluu? Support the creator here on Indiegogo.

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answered 2014-11-13 15:42:34 +0300

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Is there anyone out here who switched from an iPhone with paid account to Jolla?

I just read about this problem here, because I didn't get banned.

2 1/2 years ago, i had an iPhone with Whatsapp. At that time, you just had to pay once for Whatsapp Service. I never had to pay again. However, I don't know, if that has changed in the time that i bought a Jolla.

When i switched to Jolla, I installed Mitakuuluu and I didn't delete my account via iPhone. I could register without problems. Every worked fine for me.

Now I looked over the FAQ on the whatsapp site. It seems like an account on an iPhone are handeled differently. Or am I mistaken??

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answered 2014-11-10 20:05:59 +0300

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Mitäkuuluu is dead: https://twitter.com/iCODeRUS/status/531753199234199552

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Noooo! Fuuuuu waccaapp...

William ( 2014-11-10 22:56:52 +0300 )edit

Oh $#!7 :(

torcida ( 2014-11-10 23:10:47 +0300 )edit
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Too bad. Well, without Mitakuuluu and due to the lack of good native apps my Jolla feels now like an Android with a better handling. I hope we see the next client from Coderus soon.

Bragi ( 2014-11-10 23:36:41 +0300 )edit
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It is still working for me.

Rosemary ( 2014-11-13 05:50:57 +0300 )edit
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I stopped using mine before it's blocked. I did try to install the android whatsapp client but I got discouraged from the long list of permissions it was asking to access my private data. I am now considering buying a cheap android device, which will be empty of data, to run those applications ;-(

pmelas ( 2014-11-13 16:10:09 +0300 )edit
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answered 2014-11-10 18:46:21 +0300

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I'm still using Mitakuuluu. I have not faced any issues till date. Even the Android app is also working.

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me too, and I use the latest versions of OS and app

pmelas ( 2014-11-10 18:58:24 +0300 )edit

I'm still using Mitak, V0.8.13.

Jordi ( 2014-11-13 20:20:25 +0300 )edit
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answered 2014-11-10 14:03:23 +0300

I'm using paid subscription of Whatsapp (for a few years time) and so far no ban. I'll just keep using it and if they were to ban me, then it's time to search for an alternative.

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answered 2014-11-09 01:15:36 +0300

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Coderus, may these all bans and protocol change have relation with new whatsapp doble check?

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answered 2014-11-06 10:12:21 +0300

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Take a look at this GitHub WhatsAPI takedown notice https://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2014-02-12-WhatsApp.md They have been after 3rd party apps before.

Btw, the description of how WhatsApp works is also very interesting. Take an open standard, add your own flavours and lock users in. Seen this happen too many times.

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answered 2014-11-06 07:25:04 +0300

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I got unblocked after sending a screenshot and message from the official app.

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me too - after 7 days :-)

PHILzstift ( 2014-11-06 23:08:51 +0300 )edit
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