Cupwire

Jan
07

Cupwire: a (half) year in review

Hey everyone, how ya doin'? I felt I should come up to the mic for a brief moment and say
3 min read
Nov
27
Managing your privacy: Web Browsers

Managing your privacy: Web Browsers

Trying to figure out the starting point when you're beginning your privacy reboot is often the hardest part. You jump
15 min read
Nov
08
Why you should care about privacy (even if no one else around you does)

Why you should care about privacy (even if no one else around you does)

There's a pattern I've noticed over the last couple years that goes something like this. Person has a personal revelation
6 min read
Sep
13
Managing your privacy: Purchases

Managing your privacy: Purchases

Privacy when making a purchase is something few think about but has  significant ramifications that aren't immediately obvious.  This post
8 min read
Aug
16
The Self-Destructive Quest for Perfection

The Self-Destructive Quest for Perfection

This post was first published on TheNewOil and can be found here.   I wanted to share this as a reminder
6 min read
Jun
23
Google: a walk down privacy lane

Google: a walk down privacy lane

Google has been constantly embroiled in some kind of controversy for almost two decades. Between changing user settings remotely, manipulating
29 min read
Jun
12
Thoughts on Disroot

Thoughts on Disroot

What is Disroot?Per their words, Disroot is a platform providing online services based on principles of freedom, privacy, federation
5 min read
Jun
08
Thoughts on Brave

Thoughts on Brave

Brave is in the news after being caught adding referral codes for their partner Binance, a platform for buying and
5 min read
Jun
06
How companies are using your data against you

How companies are using your data against you

Updated 6.14.20: Added 4 instances Updated 8.19.20: Added 1 instance Updated 7.19.21 Added 2
12 min read
Jun
06
Managing your privacy: Communication

Managing your privacy: Communication

UPDATE 8/7/20: Wickr was caught sending metadata to Google and Microsoft servers and when pressed for answers, Wickr
11 min read