Category: Privacy

Moving Away From Google – Updated

It’s been around a year since my last post about moving away from Google software/services. I was thinking that I could edit my last post about this topic, but a lot of things have happened since the last time I wrote about it, believe it or not. Some projects have been abandoned and some new

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Moving Away From Google

I don’t like the idea of Google world domination and I don’t want to identify myself to Google too much for several reasons. But are there any good alternatives to Google services and applications? The answer is (for the most part) yes to this question. I’m trying to move away from Google and it doesn’t

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Eight Steps for Increased Privacy and Security

I have been reading up on privacy, computer- and information security and free software for quite a while now. These topics are very broad and can’t be summed up in just one post, so I’m going to write about eight steps that I think will increase your security and privacy while you are doing your

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Surveillance Self-Defense

You have most likely heard about the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). They are fighting for your rights in the digital world and writes about privacy, among other things. They also develop software products, like the Internet browser add-on HTTPS Everywhere. They run a project called Surveillance Self-Defense which is what I wanted to share with

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A Privacy and Freedom Conscious Email Service?

The time has come for me to sign up to a new and better email service provider. This time I want an email provider that is respecting my privacy, respecting freedom and is green in use. Is that even possible? Well, more or less. Read on to find out what I figured out.