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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
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
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
May
24
Managing your privacy: Cloud Storage

Managing your privacy: Cloud Storage

Being able to upload a photo or document and have access to it anywhere in the world is an incredible
11 min read
May
23
Managing your privacy: Cell Phones, pt. 1

Managing your privacy: Cell Phones, pt. 1

Note: This post is written from a US perspective.  Some information may not be the same in other countries. Cell
5 min read
May
20
Finding your threat model

Finding your threat model

Defining your threat model is an important factor when it comes to navigating privacy because it acts as a target
5 min read