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    Blog Privacy Talks | Interview with Robin Wilton from Internet Society

    This interview originally aired on August 28th, 2020. Timestamp Links & Questions: [0:50] – Can you give a quick introduction of who you are, where you work, and what you do? [1:35] – Without getting too technical, why is quantum computing a threat to encryption and how worried should we be...
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    Blog How to clear cache in Mozilla Firefox

    A cache is a store of data that browsers and other applications save while you’re using the internet. While it’s designed to make websites load faster, too much information saved in a cache could cause poor performance and slow loading speeds. In this article, we’ll discuss how to clear a cache...
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    Blog How to delete your Tinder profile

    /', '@type': 'HowTo', description: { tid: 'Finally found your one and only? Or simply had enough of swiping left and right? Then maybe it’s time to take a break from online dating and delete your Tinder profile. Follow this guide to find out how to permanently delete Tinder.', }, name...
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    Blog How to clear cache in Chrome

    When you’re on Google Chrome, you might notice that pages load quicker if you’ve already visited them. That’s because of the cache feature on Chrome; it’s a store of data that helps your browser render pages a little faster. However, it can be useful to carry out a process calling “clearing...
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    Blog SSH vs. VPN: which is more secure?

    When your data leaves your device, it travels long and dangerous paths towards its destination. However, there are ways to protect it. Today let’s look at two of them – SSH and VPN. Secure Shell (or SSH) is a cryptographic protocol, which allows the secure use of network devices in an unsecured...
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    Blog How to secure your Wi-Fi router and protect your home network

    A hacked or infected router can give cybercriminals access to every device connected to it. Protect your friends and family by securing your home Wi-Fi in 7 easy steps. Securing your Wi-Fi router is vital. It checks all incoming and outgoing traffic, making sure nothing dangerous comes in and...
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    Blog Port forwarding: what it is and how to set it up

    Port forwarding can be a powerful tool to unlock new functions on your router, but it can also open serious security vulnerabilities. What is it and how can you use it to your advantage while staying safe? Contents What is port forwarding What is port forwarding used for? How to set...
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    Blog What you should know about VPN passwords

    A VPN username and password combination is the key to unlocking a secure private connection, which you can get only by purchasing a subscription. However, you could easily find numerous posts in forums and listings on e-commerce sites selling VPN subscriptions of popular providers. Beware –...
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    Blog Is DuckDuckGo safe?

    Imagine a search engine that doesn’t track you or collect your data. All the data traces you generate as you use it disappear immediately, and you can browse safely and privately. In the era of big tech and data farming, that sounds like a fantasy, right? But, thanks to{‘ ‘} DuckDuckGo , a...
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    Blog AFTS breach compromises US government agencies

    Can you trust your government to protect your data? If you live in the US, the answer might be no. Automatic Funds Transfer Services (AFTS), a payment service used by multiple state agencies across the US, is facing a major data breach. So how did the AFTS breach happen? What can you do to...
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    ReclaimTheNet Twitter introduces new speech strikes system, will ban accounts that repeatedly post “misinformation”

    Twitter has announced a new strikes system where accounts that repeatedly post what it deems to be COVID-19 “misinformation” will be permanently banned from the site. Under the new system, users that tweet what Twitter deems to be a “high-severity” violation of its COVID-19 misleading...
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    ReclaimTheNet College’s lockdown-violation snitching app that uses public relief funds faces scrutiny

    The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have brought out the snitch in many citizens. But legal experts warn that a COVID “violation” reporting app being used at University of North Carolina (UNC) and the surrounding community violates privacy, could result in discrimination, and could be used to...
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    Blog All in your head: Creating a Bitcoin ‘brainwallet’ with Diceware

    One way to store Bitcoin is in your head. You do this by remembering a list of words—a method called brainwallet. The words need to be random and secure, which can be achieved using Diceware. In such a brainwallet (also called a hierarchical deterministic wallet, or HD wallet), your private...
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    ReclaimTheNet How legacy media uses idea of curbing “misinformation” and “conspiracy theories” to force Facebook to pay them

    This post is for Reclaim The Net supporters. Join Already a supporter? Login here The post How legacy media uses idea of curbing “misinformation” and “conspiracy theories” to force Facebook to pay them appeared first on Reclaim The Net.
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    Blog Montreal down

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    ReclaimTheNet Ireland’s Justice Minister calls on Big Tech to curb anti-lockdown protests through censorship

    Big Tech needs to do more to fight misinformation shared online, according to Ireland’s minister for justice. Her remarks come a day after anti-lockdown protests in Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland. Last Saturday, February 27, there was an anti-lockdown protest in Dublin. About...
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    ReclaimTheNet Facebook criticized for still censoring marijuana-related content

    Facebook does not seem to recognize that marijuana is legal in some jurisdictions. Not only has Facebook been censoring marijuana-related posts, but also content about legal cannabis products such as hemp bioplastics, and educators trying to raise awareness about marijuana for medicinal...
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    ReclaimTheNet YouTube temporarily bans Rudy Giuliani from uploading or streaming

    YouTube has temporarily suspended Rudy Giuliani after he claimed that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from President Donald Trump and for promoting cigars as a sponsor on the channel. Giuliani served as attorney for the Trump Campaign’s bid to prove allegations of election fraud in...
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    ReclaimTheNet Free speech social network Gab hacked, private posts, hashed passwords, and more have been stolen

    Free speech social network Gab has been hacked with over 70GB worth of public posts, private posts, and hashed passwords being compromised in the breach. According to WIRED, which was given a sample of the hacked data by the group DDoSecrets, the hacked data contains all of Gab’s public posts...
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    ReclaimTheNet Rumble conducted its first major live stream, with more coming

    YouTube alternative Rumble announced the testing of its first ever live stream – one of the features that are increasingly in demand among both mainstream and alternative platforms’ userbases. Rumble – that says it is already serving over 3 million creators, and is independently owned without...