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help defeat internet censorship with the Snowflake browser plugin

In some countries, you aren’t allowed to surf freely on the internet. Sites are censored, your traffic is monitored, your privacy and freedom are limited.Tools like the Tor browser help to bypass these internet blockades, but they rely on Tor-proxies. Running a Tor proxy takes some dedication and a certain technical background, but with the […]

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fight corona with folding@home on a headless ubuntu linux box

I wrote about using Grid computing to fight cancer a while back using leftover Azure credits. So now with Corona having the world in its grip, it’s time to shift our attention to that nasty virus and throw some CPU cycles at it instead. If you have an Ubuntu machine running somewhere and you want […]

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stop the EU from destroying your internet freedom

The EU Parliament will debate and vote on Article 13 & 11. Time to fire up your email and social media devices and let yourself be heard again, which is why I’m resurfacing this post about the what and the why. The fight is still not over so sign the petition and let yourself be […]

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join the EFF summer security reboot and get some cool dice

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is on the fore-front when it comes to defending our digital rights. Even as a European I think they are doing important work even though they are mostly US centric. This because whatever happens in the US ripples over the pond and affects Europe and the rest of the world anyway. […]

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reset the net

It’s on! If you want to kick some NSA buttocks and claim your privacy then get yourself this reset the net pack and install some super-duper encryption for your PC, Mac and phone(s). There ain’t that much on there really, but if you scroll down to the Other Resources section there’s links there like the […]