Backdoors… for Everything: “Citizens Should Have No Secrets Gov’t Can’t Access”

This article was written by J.D. Heyes and originally published at NaturalNews.com. Editor’s Comment: The Thought Police are here, and they want preemptive full access to every electronic activity you ever make — whether or not you are ‘doing something wrong.’ The potential for abuse is enormous, and privacy advocates have argued that weakening encryption for authorities to have access will destroy consumer protections for things like bank accounts, creative and patent activities, not to mention that people had before technology… yes, privacy. The 4th Amendment has been reduced to a specter; and there is much rolling around in graves. FBI says that citizens should have no secrets that the government can’t access: the Orwellian cyber police state has arrived by J.D. Heyes The police and surveillance state predicted in the forward-looking 1940s classic “1984” by George Orwell, has slowly, but steadily, come to fruition. However, like a frog […] Read More

Surveillance Self-Defense, EFF’s global guide to protecting your privacy online, is now available in four new languages

APRIL 29, 2015 | BY DANNY O’BRIEN Defend Yourself Against Surveillance: New Languages, New Animations When we re-launched Surveillance Self-Defense (SSD) last year to tackle the growing threat of online spying, we knew our greatest challenge was reaching everyone who urgently needed its advice. Technical knowledge about what to do, and what not to do, to protect your privacy online, is only truly useful if it can be understood by those who need that information the most. We’re delighted to note a few important steps in increasing the reach of SSD. Six months ago we launched the site in English, Spanish, and Arabic. Now our amazing network of translators have expanded SSD’s coverage to include French, Thai, Vietnamese, and Urdu. Adding around 230 million native speakers to our potential audience is great news. It’s even better when someone takes our suggestions and turns it into a form that makes […] Read More