- Technology and Successful Activism -
To be successful as an activist movement, we have to protect our privacy and communications from our adversaries and detractors whether they be corrupt governments and their agencies, or the shadow Caliphate and their agencies. The following are suggestions to learn about internet privacy and to implement it in your lifestyle.
- Learn about Internet Privacy -
Some suggested books and blogs about internet security
Dragnet Nation This book offers a revelatory and unsettling look at how the government, private companies, and even criminals use technology to indiscriminately sweep up vast amounts of our personal data. It provides practical solutions to protect our privacy.
ExpressVPN Blog The surveillance state is here, watching your every move online and your every move in the real world. It is not unthinkable to go completely dark online, but how do we move in the real world without being seen?
Betanews Security provides well-written articles about security and the latest technology issues and developments. Keep abreast on news relating to Microsoft, Windows, Apple, Linux, Android, Cloud, security and reviews. Be sure to check out their Linux page.
- Secure Operating Systems and Applications -
Move from insecure to secure operating systems and applications
ProtonMail is an easy to use secure email service with built-in end-to-end encryption and state of the art security features. Their goal is to build an internet that respects privacy and is secure against cyberattacks.
WARNING: Protect your privacy! Never use the Google search engine! Avoid anything Google. Use the DuckDuckGo search engine instead! DuckDuckGo can be easily added to your browser.
- Secure and Uncensored Social Networking -
Communicating effectively in a surveillance world
MeWe founders dreamed of the next generation in online communications, envisioning a social and chat app that would give people everywhere the most exciting and helpful sharing technology with privacy built into the design - where members would feel safe and respected.
BitChute is a video hosting service that uses peer-to-peer technology. Consider hosting and/or backing up your videos on the free and uncensored BitChute. In this way you avoid censorship and demonetisation by established services like YouTube.
Diaspora is a social network based on the three key philosophies of decentralization, freedom and privacy. Instead of everyone's data being held on huge central servers owned by a large organization, diaspora* exists on independently run servers ("pods") all over the world.
Slack is a platform that connects teams with the apps, services, and resources they need to get work done. Slack is the fastest growing business application in history. Millions of people around the world use Slack to bring their teams together, make sense of their work, and drive their business forward.
alternativeTo is a website which lists alternatives to web-based software, desktop computer software, and mobile apps, and sorts the alternatives by various criteria. Look there for software that respects your privacy, security and freedom.
- Secure Hardware -
Secure hardware. Some available and some in the development stages
Librem are the first high-end laptops where you are in control and have complete visibility into the operating system, all bundled software, and the deeper levels of your computer.
Typical laptops use hardware chips coupled with software that can betray you (including tracking you without your consent). News stories have shown how these chips can surreptitiously transmit voice, networking, picture or video signals. Other chips are used to install spyware, malware or viruses. These built-in vulnerabilities can turn "your" computer into "their" computer.
Librem 5 the phone that focuses on security by design and privacy protection by default. Running Free/Libre and Open Source software and a GNU+Linux Operating System designed to create an open development utopia, rather than the walled gardens from all other phone providers.
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