Governments everywhere in the world are demanding the right to decrypt communications. Every service provider can be expected at some point, to comply.
As long as any centralized system keeps your secrets it has to be considered insecure.
Only a system where you alone maintain your key, is necessary for any reasonable assumption of safety.
Nevertheless, security measures in 2018 are still difficult to understand and operate for the non-technical person.
Simplesign is an effort to simplify and leverage the very basic essentials of public/private key usage. It’s principles are:
Easy to use
Easy to embed
No shared secrets
In development and any contributions consistent with the project goals are welcome.