Security

Using the internet is a dangerous business. The state, vampiric corporations, fascist nut jobs and the media all trawl the murky depths trying to gather data. The links below are resources that we’ve found useful for protecting anonymity whilst online.

General guides

The Electronic Frontier Foundation - Surveillance Self-Defense
FLOSS Manuals - Basic Internet Security
HacktionLab - Tech Tools for Activists
Riseup - Digital Security for Activists

Anonymous browsing

Tools that can be used to obscure your IP address and other identifying data whilst online:

The TOR Project
Riseup VPN

Encryption

Software for encrypting data and how to use it:

GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)
Ubuntu Documentation - GPG How To
NetAction - Guide to using encryption software

Secure sites

Sites built with privacy in mind.

Search

DuckDuckGo
Ixquick
YaCy

If you really have to use Google…

Google Sharing

Social networking

Diaspora (in development)
Indy.im
Identi.ca

Email

Riseup
Aktivix

Blogging

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