Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Paperspace: Your Computer in the Cloud

Would you like to obtain a fancy new, powerful computer with all the latest bells and whistles and even including nearly unlimited storage space? The new computer will run 3D CAD, rendering, simulations and photo and video editing as well as all of the other programs that are less demanding of computer power. If so, would you be willing to pay $10 a month for it plus a broadband Internet […]

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The Edward Snowden Archive is now Available Online

A joint project between Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and the Politics of Surveillance Project at the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto has now released an online database of hundreds of classified U.S. government documents that Edward Snowden leaked to the media in 2013. It is the first time the leaked documents have been indexed and made fully searchable online.

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Virginia Bill Seeks to Protect Digital Privacy After Death

The 2015 Virginia General Assembly has passed a bill that is now awaiting Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s signature. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the country. The Privacy Expectation Afterlife and Choices Act aims to assure that a person’s electronic footprint remains off-limits after death — even to his or her close kin — except under very strictly controlled circumstances. The legislation gives the executor of […]

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