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Yahoo's Lawful Spying Guide - PDF

http://cryptome.org

Downloadable Yahoo pdf describes their procedures for supplying law enforcement with information gleaned from their customers. Currently fourth entry on Crytome's index. Internet privacy? Not guaranteed by Yahoo.

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Created by lozz 4 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 39 weeks ago
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Thoughts about ISPs, privacy and GNUnet

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Most of Moscow's ISPs blocked PirateBay's BitTorrent tracker. That forced me to thought about privacy, anonymity and freedom-related questions in Internet. And possible solutions to stay free and protected from moneyloving ISPs and their "rulers".

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Created by stargrave 5 years 1 day ago – Made popular 5 years 15 hours ago
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An introduction to GNUnet

http://lwn.net

Anonymity and deniability in distributing information are two of the goals of the GNUnet project. At its heart, GNUnet is a mechanism to share content with others without revealing who generated the content or who accessed it. It also provides intermediate nodes in the network with the ability to deny knowledge of the contents of any traffic they forward because they are unable to decrypt it.

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Created by stargrave 5 years 5 days ago – Made popular 5 years 4 days ago
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Secure VoIP, GNU SIP Witch, and replacing Skype with free software

http://planet.gnu.org

"For the last few years I had been working when time was available on what is called the GNU Telephony Secure Calling Initiative.This initiative was originally started specifically to make passive voice communication intercept a thing of the past using free software and public standards, and came out of ideas from and the work of the New York City civil liberties community and New York Fair Use in

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Created by can.axis 5 years 1 week ago – Made popular 5 years 1 week ago
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Pirates Anchor in Berlin

http://www.spiegel.de

At the first state party congress of the Berlin branch of the Pirate Party, the newly minted politicians fighting for Internet freedom are greeted by an onslaught of new members.

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Draft Manifesto 2 « Pirate Party UK

http://piratepartyuk.wordpress.com

"We wish to change global legislation to facilitate the emerging information society, which is characterised by diversity and openness. We do this by requiring an increased level of respect for the citizens and their right to privacy, as well as reforms to copyright and patent law.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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Tor on Ubuntu 9.04

http://www.avuc.nl

Time to get Tor working on Ubuntu Jaunty, the new release. I’ll be doing this on a pretty recent install. If you don’t know what Tor is, let me explain.

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Created by Gorossian 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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Big brother database

http://www.pcpro.co.uk

RMS: « The UK dropped its plan to set up a centralized big brother database to track all communications. Instead it will use a decentralized big brother database.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 17 weeks ago
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IP address records

http://www.afterdawn.com

RMS: « A major Swedish ISP says it will cease to keep IP address records so that it cannot be used to inform on what its customers share. »

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“US copyright law is far too strict” – GNU founder

http://www.russiatoday.com

"American software freedom activist Richard Stallman, better known as the author of GNU General Public License, joined RT to give his comments on modern software copyright laws, and the risks of cyber sneaking. The interview is available in Ogg Theora format..."

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Boycott Skype

http://freedom-blog.net

If you want to understand what Skype actually is, it might help to picture an almighty telephone and mail company. This company can not only spy on your private conversations and has total control over them, but it also forces you to use it. It owns the telephone lines and all mail transportation and does not let other companies use them.

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Uh oh, Google goes all Phorm on your ass

http://www.itwire.com

The whole concept of behaviour-based targeting of online advertising is guaranteed to kick up a privacy stink wherever it appears. When that place is Google, though, the stink could quickly become something of a shit-storm.

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Created by bigpinkpig 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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7 Ways to Stop Uncle Sam from Spying On You

http://abcnews.go.com

You say you have no secrets. Your life's an open book. You have nothing to hide. But still, do you really want to make it easy for Uncle Sam -- or anyone else for that matter -- to rifle through your contact lists, read your e-mails or monitor your cash flow? Probably not.
But privacy advocates say it's never been easier for the government to collect information about you.

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Created by akf 5 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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The End of Forgetting

http://instantcappuccino.blogspot.com

"...Free access to information may sound like a plus when its free mp3s we're debating, but not such a plus when it's unrestricted government access to your phone lines. Eben Moglen is the first person in the free software movement I've heard admit and take ownership for the link between the two, and for this he gets major points..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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What the Web knows about you

http://www.computerworld.com

"How much private information is available about you in cyberspace? Social Security numbers are just the beginning..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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