Big announcement time 🎉
This #keyoxide project started as a "labor of love" side project but the awesome community response clearly showed me it deserved even more attention and care.
I'm excited to announce that NLnet / @NGIZero will be funding the project, allowing me to dedicate my full time to it and contribute in my own way to our collective struggle for online identity and security.
I thank all of you for your motivating feedback. Now, we can really begin 😎
I made a thing! 🎉
It's a browser extension that recommends "better" alternative products and services via in-page popups, based on community-curated lists. Available for all Chromium and Firefox-based browsers.
We live in times where the distributions costs are hampering the adoption of higher-quality (which could mean security, privacy, ethics, local etc) products. I am hoping that this extension can eventually be managed by orgs like IFF, EFF or FSF.
Google’s Top Search Result? Surprise, It’s Google
Well, mastodon.social is no longer using Cloudflare DNS. That was a good reminder for me to make the switch I'd already planned.
BREAKING: The EU's Court of Justice has just invalidated the "Privacy Shield" data sharing system between the EU and the US, because of overreaching US surveillance. All details available here: http://www.noyb.eu/cjeu
#PRISM #FISA702 #Privacy #PrivacyShield #SCCs #GDPR #CJEU
For the second time this year, the facebook sdk takes down many popular apps like spotify or waze.
Why don't devs just stop adding this stuff to their apps.
More than 15 years ago, Onion Service (at the time named Hidden Service) saw the light of day. From today (July 2nd), the Internet has around 16 months to migrate from onion services v2 to v3 once and for all. ⏰
Announcing the all-new Librem 14
A powerful 14" laptop in a 13" footprint
- Core i7-10710U (Comet Lake) Processor, 6 cores & 12 threads
- Up to 32GB DDR4 memory
- Output 4K Video to two displays
More about the Librem 14: https://puri.sm/posts/purism-launches-librem-14-successor-to-security-focused-librem-13-product-line/
Your Phone Is Vulnerable Because of 2G, But it Doesn't Have to Be
EFF, once again, explains privacy flaws and how to protect against them. We think 4G could solve the problem of 2G but, in fact, phone cells can always downgrade our connection to 2G
Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.
It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:
We're happy to be here! #introductions
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