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A call to arms for obfuscated bridges

https://lists.torproject.org

Fresh obfuscated Tor bridges are needed more than ever, since they are the only way for people to access Tor in some areas of the world (like China, Iran and Syria). But it is not the same as an exit node.

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Ubuntu Spyware: What to Do?

http://www.fsf.org

RMS writes on Canonical's controversial decision to forward local Ubuntu searches to third parties. One way or another there are big privacy implications.

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One more reason to not use Skype for Linux

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

If you belong to that group, that is, if any of the core principles of free software does not come into play in your decision to use or not use a software, the latest news about Skype should make you think twice about using it.

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New Year's Resolution: Full Disk Encryption on Every Computer You Own

https://www.eff.org

It's time all of us made a commitment to this basic data security. With full disk encryption all data is protected by default and prying officials at least have to jump through legal hoops before they can start casually thumbing through all your private data.

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Stallman: Facebook IS Mass Surveillance

https://rt.com

RMS: « The father of free software philosophy spoke to RT on evil developers, spying social networks, the almost-legitimacy of Anonymous hacks and the condition under which he would take a proprietary program and a million dollars. Stallman is the man behind the concept that every computer program must be free for users to study and modify as they want.

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ACTA Signed by 8 of 11 Countries - Now What?

https://www.eff.org

On Saturday October 1st, eight countries (the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, and South Korea) signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in Tokyo, Japan.

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Critics label cybercrime bill 'invasion of privacy'

http://www.smh.com.au

Draconian Australian Cybercrime Bill would allow the Attorney General to hand over Australian data to US security services on request, with no subsequent oversight on how long that data might be retained, or how it might be used.

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Don't Let Congress Order Internet Companies to Spy on You: Oppose

https://secure.eff.org

That same data would also be available to civil litigants in private lawsuits--whether it's the RIAA trying to identify downloaders, a company trying to uncover and retaliate against an anonymous critic, or a divorce lawyer looking for dirty laundry

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EFF Campaign Increases the Number of Tor Relays by 13.4%

https://www.eff.org

We launched our campaign on May 31, 2011 –and within days surpassed our goal of 100 new relays.

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Resist the Temptations of the Cloud!

http://www.spiegel.de

In the age of cloud computing, technology companies decide which programs users can load on to their smart phones, while Facebook sells personal data to other companies to use. Internet users need to swim against the stream if they want to protect their privacy.

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The Danger of E-books by Richard Stallman

http://stallman.org

rms calls our attention to the problems of many current commercial ebook distribution models. Ebooks have many advantages compared to books but they also have many disadvantages. Yet, none of the disadvantages are somehow inherent in ebooks. (The link is a PDF.)

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Push the FreedomBox Foundation from 0 to 60 in 30

http://www.kickstarter.com

The newly formed FreedomBox Foundation is seeking pledges. The idea of the Freedom Box is to decentralize servers to regain privacy and to make the network more resistant in order to secure political freedom. The page also contains links to the inspiring Eben Moglen speeches behind the concept.

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Issues and challenges for the post-Cablegate/WikiLeaks world

http://matija.suklje.name

This post is about what I think we have to watch out after Cablegate. [...] A lot is at stake and if we do not want our children to live in an even more Orwellian society then already we do, we have to do something about it.

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Mark Zuckerberg is TIME Magazine's Person of the Year? Where's the "dislike" button?

http://www.fsf.org

Put our dislike button and other anti-Facebook messages on your own site.
Our button, of course, is not linked to any surveillance database or tracking system.

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The Internet Distributed Open Name System project

http://lwn.net

Problem: They want to use DNS to spy on us; track us; censor us; threaten us and ban us.
Answer: Scrap DNS!

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