Month: July 2014

  • Signal – Private Messenger for iOS

    Signal provides end-to-end encryption for your calls, securing your conversations so that nobody can listen in.- Signal uses your normal phone number to make and receive calls, so you don’t need yet another identifier.- Signal calls are encrypted end-to-end, but function just like you’re used to.- Free and Open Source, enabling anyone to verify its […]

  • jlund/streisand · GitHub

    An interesting new project to try on a Raspberry Pi: Streisand sets up a new server running L2TP/IPsec, OpenSSH, OpenVPN, Shadowsocks, Stunnel, and a Tor bridge. It also generates custom configuration instructions for all of these services. At the end of the run you are given an HTML file with instructions that can be shared […]

  • Diversity Talk at HopeX

    On Sunday 20 July 2014 I gave a talk at the HopeX conference in New York. This is the integral text:To see it back, go here: So what can we conclude after more then a year of Snowden revelations? Snowden coudn’t have more clear in his speech yesterday: everything we do is recorded. We are […]

  • 10 ultimate tips to no longer be ashamed to open the terminal in public

    From Relearn 2014   Introduce yourself—————— echo I am `whoami`. It is `date` and we are on $HOST, in the directory `pwd` | espeakorecho I am `whoami`. It is `date` and we are on $HOST, in the directory `pwd`or, on OS X:echo I am `whoami`. It is `date` and we are on $HOST, in the […]

  • Seda Gürses lashes out to Activist tech

    The current distance between those who organise their activism to develop “technical infrastructures” and those who bring their struggles to these infrastructures is remarkable. The paradoxical consequences can be baffling: radical activists organize and sustain themselves using “free” technical services provided by Fortune 500 companies. At the same time, “alternative tech practices”, like the Free […]

  • Apple protecting its customers

    Word has it todaythat anyone going to the Tor website is tracked by the NSA after that. So if you clicked that link, you’re now a high value target for the NSA. Just by coincidence I past the Apple store in Amsterdam today to ask for a new battery for my laptop. Out of curiosity […]