Is privacy really possible?
We live in a dystopian world where even the most secure privacy practices, the stuff employed whistleblowers and the likes, won't save us from being spied upon. Our thoughts threatened, and our freedoms constantly challenged. But I think privacy isn't a lost cause, yet.
Quitting non-free services and search for blood donor: idea for an MxN contact discovery system
I use a few non-free services, mostly instant messaging services to talk to my friends and acquaintances, but had plans to 'sunset' them by the end of the year. I had to search for blood donors for a friend recently and I'm not sure how I would have done without said services. This post proposes a system to discover a person's alternate means of contact from an existing means of contact.
Gotta Love Europe
I recently purchased a VPN subscription using which I was able to "visit" countries. This post about my experience with GDPR and the stark difference with which non-European netizens treated.
Overview of censorship methods, evolution of circumvention techniques and how they work and the future of the web.