Ring is not your friend.
"If someone refuses to provide footage to police, all police need to do is reach out to Ring.
...officers are instructed to contact Ring and request that the captured video be preserved." https://vice.com/en_us/article/bjw9e8/inside-rings-quest-to-become-law-enforcements-best-friend #amazon #surveillance
Just the fear of #surveillance can turn us into self-censors and stop us from exercising intellectual freedom and curiosity.
If we think we're being watched, our behavior changes.
Let's choose an internet free of mass surveillance. #TakeBacktheInternet https://blog.torproject.org/we-can-choose-internet-without-surveillance
Privacy isn't about hiding bad things.
It’s about protecting what defines us as human beings, who we are: our day-to-day behavior, our personality, our fears, our relationships, and our vulnerabilities.
Historic win for privacy.
Today, the High Court of South Africa in Pretoria declared that bulk interception by the South African National Communications Centre is unlawful and invalid. #surveillance
Tails, a live operating system relying on Tor that helps you to use the internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer, turns 10 today.
Happy birthday, Tails 🎂
Get a browser that will protect your privacy. Tor "is the best way to protect your identity online." https://www.wired.co.uk/article/best-privacy-browsers-and-chrome-alternatives #surveillance #privacy
Our users rely on bridges if their ISPs or governments block access to the Tor network. The difficulty lies in handing out bridges to censored users but not to censors. We tackle this problem with the tool BridgeDB.
Version 0.7.1 is out now: https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-bridgedb-071 #censorship #surveillance
"San Francisco leaders are expected to vote next week on a proposal, opposed by police, that would make the tech capital the first city in America to ban local agencies from using facial-recognition software."
A "Geo-fence" warrant can allow "the very kind of search the Fourth Amendment was intended to prevent."
Having a device that generates location data should not be probable cause. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/googles-sensorvault-can-tell-police-where-youve-been #surveillance
This dragnet approach to facial recognition needs to stop. https://www.cnet.com/news/with-facial-recognition-shoplifting-may-get-you-banned-in-places-youve-never-been/ #surveillance
In the US, our outreach efforts have turned to some of the best defenders of democracy, privacy, and human rights: librarians.
#freedom #privacy #internetfreedom #surveillance
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