The ever-excellent @privacylab shared this IAPP graphic with a ton of links to information about the issues arising around .

Check out @privacyint @privacylab @torproject @Tutanota @mntmn and @purism for starters.

It’s also worth doing periodic searches for topics you’re into.

If you use Windows, Hardentools by Security Without Borders is worth a look. A new version was recently released.

“Hardentools is a simple utility designed to disable a number of "features" exposed by Microsoft Windows, and primary consumer applications.”

Security w/o Borders is “a collective of hackers and security professionals working towards a stronger and more secure civil society.”

- Source code:


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Looking forward to introducing ourselves during the kick off today at 2PM Irish time and to challenging the participants and organisers to think outside of the surveillance capitalism / Big Tech box.

#SmallTech #Privacy #HumanRights #Democracy

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Data retention - the fight continues: By calling for data retention, politicians put our freedom and security at risk. Instead, we need freedom laws.

join us for another direct-to-instructor chat tonight with @diggity .Check out the sneek peek at where we're heading, with -friendly, formal curriculum on and autonomy. Level Up!

join us for @privacysafe class today at 16:30 EDT via our BigBlueButton room. We're building more formal curriculum quickly via OpenEdX but will still have an informal, direct-to-instructor format for today's session. Still time to sign up

I'll be on the SwitchedToLinux livestream at 12:30 ET today to talk about Signal and other encrypted messaging apps.

Digital Self-Defense led by @diggity, starting June 4 on the @privacysafe Learning Commons.

Your is under attack. What will you do about it?

@Main_Tomato The question doesn't really make sense to me.
What I *use* is an entirely different question to what I would recommend to *whom* for *what* exactly?

The given mutually exclusive choices for answers don't make sense for any of the multiple questions.


Federal Judge Stunned by Facebook’s ‘Unscrupulous’ Violation of the Law, Warns of Much Deeper Problems

A U.S. district judge in the District of Columbia signed off on a historic settlement Thursday, putting an end to 8-year-old litigation between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and .

What we can do is keep mentioning alternatives, and the websites that collect lists of those, at any opportunity we get.

Always suggest foss, when someone does software/stack selection for work or pleasure.

And when someone wants to connect with you on you say "Gee, I only have Jitsi / Jami / Matrix / or-what-have-you. And I have issues with your suggestions, because.. [, plea follows]" and the you talk about the advantages of foss

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