Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tools to help you go private

Unfortunately there is not a simple answer. There’s no way to block GCHQ surveillance completely. Even if you rebelled against technology, ditched your mobile phone, and avoided using heavily-tracked web services like Facebook and Google, you’d still be on surveillance cameras that capture your face, license plate scanners, and credit databases, among other things. But let’s not get pessimistic. There are tools you can use to make it harder for others to track you. They won’t eliminate your footprint, but they’ll blur the picture of you that emerges through your data.

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Stop watching us – Useful addons for Firefox

You can’t fully block NSA surveillance, but some tools make it harder for others to track you. Start taking control of your personal information today. It’s easy to get started! https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/collections/abine/stop-watching-us/

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Don’t worry we have nothing to hide, or do we?

Nothing to hide

When the government gathers or analyzes personal information, many people say they’re not worried. “I’ve got nothing to hide,” they declare. “Only if you’re doing something wrong should you worry, and then you don’t deserve to keep it private.”

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