How can anyone take Restore Privacy’s advice seriously when they are paid to shill fucking Nord and Express whenever they can?
Relevant Signal sticker pack for protestors:
Bitwarden users, new trash can feature: “Deleted items are now placed in a Trash folder for 30 days”
Similar guide by Motherboard:
How to Protest Without Sacrificing Your Digital Privacy
Reminder that the Seattle-based, anarchist, tech collective, Riseup, has a free VPN. It's powered by user donations and can help if your ISP is blocking sites.
Switzerland-based ProtonVPN is another reputable choice for bypassing ISP censorship. Its free plan is subsidized by their paid plans.
But if you're looking for strong anonymity and privacy, use Tor!
Some tips from the EFF (https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/attending-protest).
Before the Protest
- Enable full-disk encryption on your device
- Remove fingerprint unlock and FaceID
- Install Signal
- Back up your data
- Buy a prepaid, disposable phone
- Consider biking or walking to the protest (to avoid Automated License Plate Reader Systems)
During the Protest
- Take photos and videos without unlocking your device
- Enable airplane mode
After the Protest
- Scrub metadata on photos
“Inside the NSA’s Secret Tool for Mapping Your Social Network”
“Disable the fucking scripts.”
From the new book, “Dark Mirror.” A fascinating read so far.
This is really cool to see: in addition to SimpleLogin, another email cloaking provider, AnonAddy, now has detailed self-hosting instructions.
- Instructions: https://github.com/anonaddy/anonaddy/blob/master/SELF-HOSTING.md
- More: https://anonaddy.com
This is good: “How to decode a data breach notice... The next time you get a data breach notification, read between the lines. By knowing the common bullshit lines to avoid, you can understand the questions you need to ask.”
Insightful comparison of some private search engines by @danarel
Why you don't need a VPN
Q&A with a user experience researcher at Signal:
“Since I Met Edward Snowden, I’ve Never Stopped Watching My Back”
Looks like MySudo is finally available for Android:
Nice, looks like LEAP released a new beta version of their Riseup VPN snap yesterday: https://snapcraft.io/riseup-vpn
Startpage wrote on their own blog about being relisted on @privacytools
Personal instance of nitrohorse (nitrohorse.com).