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Snowden Explains How To Reclaim Your Privacy

Discussion in 'Security, Privacy & Anonymity' started by Michael Scally MD, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. Michael Scally MD

    Michael Scally MD Doctor of Medicine

    Edward Snowden Explains How To Reclaim Your Privacy
    https://theintercept.com/2015/11/12/edward-snowden-explains-how-to-reclaim-your-privacy/

    In most of Snowden’s interviews he speaks broadly about the importance of privacy, surveillance reform, and encryption. But he rarely has the opportunity to delve into the details and help people of all technical backgrounds understand opsec and begin to strengthen their own security and privacy. He and I mutually agreed that our interview would focus more on nerdy computer talk and less on politics, because we’re both nerds and not many of his interviews get to be like that. I believe he wanted to use our chats to promote cool projects and to educate people. For example, Snowden had mentioned prior to our in-person meeting that he had tweeted about the Tor anonymity system and was surprised by how many people thought it was some big government trap. He wanted to fix those kinds of misconceptions.

    Our interview, conducted over room-service hamburgers, started with the basics.
     
  2. Very informative!
     
  3. zatsiorsky

    zatsiorsky Junior Member

    Awesome! Thank you Dr.