Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance.
Nice list of privacy related resources for secure computing.
Just posted on my long form blog:
A short history of the governments war on
Bruce Schneier diagnosis the problem, but offers no cure…I suspect he would choose government regulation (which may very well be the only palliative available.)
–Posted from my mobile device
Mozilla, the non-profit behind Firefox, are re-inventing themselves as major privacy advocates. Both the newest desktop release and the Android version have major privacy advancements.
This is fairly brilliant. The site will give you a fake name, address, and phone along with a real email to go with the fake identity. It will all last 30 days and then disappear (get deleted).
The government always trots out the tired trope, “but think of the children.”
A nice discussion of the public v private debate. Short on conclusions.
In commemoration of the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks