The U.S. government in July obtained a search warrant demanding that Edward Snowden’s e-mail provider, Lavabit, turn over the private SSL keys that protected all web traffic to the site, according to to newly unsealed documents.
'Dread Pirate Roberts' wasn't as smart as he — and everyone else — assumed he was
Well that didn't take long,....
A former Sun journalist has become the first person to be charged as part of Operation Tuleta, Scotland Yard’s investigation into allegations of computer hacking and other privacy breaches.
Un-cloud your files in cement! 'Dead Drops’ is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space.
Users vacate Facebook over serious privacy concerns
‘Are you sexually active? If so, with one partner, multiple partners or same-sex partners?”
It wasn’t ever seriously in doubt, but the FBI yesterday acknowledged that it secretly took control of Freedom Hosting last July, days before the servers of the largest provider of ultra-anonymous hosting were found to be serving custom malware desig
If an Android device (phone or tablet) has ever logged on to a particular Wi-Fi network, then Google probably knows the Wi-Fi password.
I don't visit doctors much (it's been around 5 years I think), but a friend said this about their recent visit:
This last weekend at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego California, I attended a private event "Libertopia". While I was away giving a speech, my booth was searched without my knowledge or consent. No one ever approached
It is called the Federal Data Hub. Massive amounts of information gathered on every American and shared between government agencies. Agencies ranging from the the IRS to the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and Health and Human Services. T
Following complaints from privacy groups, California lawmakers on Friday suspended legislation to embed radio-frequency identification chips, or RFIDs, in its driver’s licenses and state identification cards.
A natural news writer was stopped by Casey, Illinois, police early Sunday morning, August 18th.
Thank God for Edward Snowden. I used to warn people about surveillance and the death of privacy, but most of them found it hard to believe me; it was just too far out of the mainstream. Not so anymore.
The CVS/pharmacy corporation recently launched a new pharmaceutical marketing scheme that pushes customers to fill more drug prescriptions at its stores by enticing them with cash prizes and other rewards,....
If you are concerned about email and messaging privacy following the fallout of PRISM there are several options available to you. For example, one solution that encrypts instant messaging is the Tor Chat (which is an extension of the Tails Linux Dist
“Clearly, any family may be visited by federally paid agents for almost any reason.” According to an Obamacare provision millions of Americans will be targeted.
As Edward Snowden continues to expose the connection between Internet companies and NSA surveillance programs like PRISM, the popularity of alternative Internet services continues to boom.
Alma Sommer (Agorist Marketplace) comes on the show to re-cap the Jackalope Freedom Festival 2013, and to talk about having it again next year - Shahid Buttar (Bill Of Rights Defense Committee) on the rule of law in America...Does it still exist??
Kim Dotcom, of Megaupload scandal fame, is building an encrypted email system that runs on "cutting-edge" encryption technology, reports RT.
Muahahahaha! Karma's a...
JWR; I had noticed some mention of Tor and I believe there was some mention of alternatives to Tor as well, to better protect one's privacy on the web.
Update: Snowden commented Friday on the closure of the encrypted email service Lavabit, which he himself has used in the past.
Keep your shades down, New York. A Manhattan judge ruled this week that artistic freedom trumps the rights of parents who don’t want their kids secretly photographed through the windows of their homes.
Details of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program that feeds tips to federal agents and then instructs them to alter the investigative trail were published in a manual used by agents of the Internal Revenue Service for two years.
Americans, who recently have had their phone records vacuumed up by the National Security Agency spies, can now give the TSA their fingerprints, undergo government snooping into their backgrounds, and pay $85 to undergo this further erosion of their
Recent revelations about how various organizations collect your digital information online has turned many from transparent, social media junkies into hyper-aware privacy junkies.
In the age of digital everything, it should come as no surprise that digital money is a big issue. Around the world, people are fed up with central banks and their fiat currencies and are looking for other ways to conduct financial exchanges.
Training materials for the XKeyscore program detail how analysts can use it and other systems to mine enormous agency databases and develop intelligence from the web