Without privacy, you lose the ability to form your identity

Without privacy, you lose the ability to form your identity By Rick Falkvinge There’s much more to privacy than just a random individual luxury: if you don’t have privacy growing up, you can’t even form your identity. Growing up and forming an identity is a…

President Trump Signs Internet Privacy Repeal Into Law

President Trump Signs Internet Privacy Repeal Into Law By Andy In a major setback to those who value their online privacy in the United States, last week the House of Representatives voted to grant Internet service providers permission to sell subscribers’ browsing histories to third…

One Million Badgers

One Million Badgers By Cooper Quintin This week—for the first time ever—Privacy Badger has surpassed one million users. Privacy Badger is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera that automatically blocks hidden third-party trackers that would otherwise follow you around the web and spy on…

Trumpcare Is Dying. Now Let’s Kill the Insane Ideology Behind It.

Trumpcare Is Dying. Now Let’s Kill the Insane Ideology Behind It. By Jon Schwarz The first reports said the Republican dream of repealing Obamacare was dead. Now it turns out that, after heroic measures, it’s on a ventilator in the intensive care unit with no…

We always had the real trump card: Encryption

We always had the real trump card: Encryption By PIA Team Encryption saves lives. The largest users of encryption have been military forces – secret messages have helped win wars, laying the foundation for the United States today. It was the trump card of the…