So far, visitors from 28 countries (plus “EU”) and counting! This is from the WordPress log of who visited this site from which countries. If some of you used TOR or a VPN to view the privacy blog (good for you!) of course it’s possible your real location was masked.
Here is a wonderful writeup of several ways to securely communicate with Zack Whittaker, who is a Security Editor at CBS. https://medium.com/@zackwhittaker/how-to-contact-me-securely-38dc5c5bc756 Leaking is a double edged blade. Leaks obviously catch authorities doing wrong. It also can release information “too early”. From the article: How to contact me securely – Zack Whittaker – Medium If […]
https://themerkle.com/us-senate-members-can-now-use-the-signal-app-for-secure-communication/ Those of you who came to the workshop on May 1st, beat out the Senate if you installed and started using Signal. Good for you! On the other hand, if you have been using Signal, you will have noticed when someone else in your address book as started using Signal — Signal tell you […]
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/05/23/google-now-knows-when-you-are-at-a-cash-register-and-how-much-you-are-spending You know that Amazon knows enough about what you will be ordering before you even know it yourself: that’s how Jeff Bezos knows what to put in his warehouses for same day or 2-hour delivery. Now Google knows when and how much you spend in which store, if you use your credit card(s). Using […]
This is not much about privacy but one of the subtopics that led to Replika, one antithesis of privacy: creating an AI that has your personality, your most private thoughts and desires. As humans add more cyber power to their arsenal, and machines gain more awareness and ability to mimic or even think like humans […]
https://allaboutdnt.com/ Look on this page to see if you are being tracked (you probably are). Privacy Tools Below are a few examples of tools you can download to further manage their privacy preferences: LightBeam by Mozilla DoNotTrackMe by Abine PrivacyFix by AVG Ghostery by Evidon Tracking Options The Network Advertising Initiative offers a central site where you can opt-out of certain […]
http://webkay.robinlinus.com/ is a convenient tool to see what your browser is leaking about you to the world, every time you visit a website. Your location, software, hardware, what social media sites you are logged into already, and much more. A lot of these can be defeated or turned off by using NoScript plugins for your browser, […]