Privacy is Power

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Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data

Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time to pull the plug on the surveillance economy.

Governments and hundreds of corporations are spying on you, and everyone you know. They’re not just selling your data. They’re selling the power to influence you and decide for you. Even when you’ve explicitly asked them not to.

Reclaiming privacy is the only way we can regain control of our lives and our societies. These governments and corporations have too much power, and their power stems from us–from our data. Privacy is as collective as it is personal, and it’s time to take back control.

Privacy Is Power tells you how to do exactly that. It calls for the end of the data economy and proposes concrete measures to bring that end about, offering practical solutions, both for policymakers and ordinary citizens.


Orfox is a Tor Browser for Android brought to you by the Guardian Project. Guardian Project creates easy to use secure apps, open-source software libraries,
The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody
Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time
Since 2013, hushed has offered low cost private numbers for talk and text in 45 countries. Their goal is to provide private mobile telecommunications options
Tutanota is the world's most secure email service, easy to use and private by design. With end-to-end encryption and 2FA, your emails have never been
ProtonVPN is a security focused VPN service, developed by CERN and MIT scientists. Use the web anonymously, unblock websites & encrypt your connection. Unique Features
Linphone is an open source SIP phone for smartphones, tablets and desktop platforms. Linphone provides voice/video calls and instant messaging, and is available for mobile
Surveillance Self-Defense is a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy for nearly thirty years. Surveillance Self-Defense is
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our
Silent Pocket's flagship Faraday sleeves give anyone the ability to disappear from the grid with our patented radio frequency (RF) Faraday cage. Signal Blocking Device
DuckDuckGo does not store your personal information. Ever. Their privacy policy is simple: they do not collect or share any of your personal information. DuckDuckGo
NOTHING TO HIDE is an independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the “I have nothing to hide” argument.
Firefox Focus brings added privacy by allowing you to block known website trackers by category: Ads, analytics and social trackersOther content trackers – this category
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against
Forget about credit card fraud, data breaches, or having to update billing information at all the services you use when a card gets hacked. Foil
The only modern smartphone you can (truly) own. Smartphones have become the single most significant piece of technology in our lives, a gateway to the
Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from
CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means
The Faraday Laptop and Tablet Sleeve will instantly enhance your daily privacy, security and valuable data stored on your computer or tablet. Made of durable
Protect your privacy online and access media content with no regional restrictions. Strong encryption and no-log policy with 5000+ servers in 60+ countries. Get secure
Secure messenger for friends, families and small communities. Wire Personal is a secure, privacy-friendly messenger for personal use. It combines useful and fun features, audited
The Mission Darkness FreeRoam Faraday Belt Bag is a stylish waist pack perfect for travel and everyday wear. The large interior compartment is lined with
/e/ OS is a complete, fully “deGoogled” version of Android. /e/OS is an open-source mobile operating system paired with carefully selected applications. They form a
MySudo is your private identity for the digital world. Sudo identities are a digital extension of you that shield your personal and private information from
Stripped down to the basics, the Silent Pocket Napa Leather RFID Blocking Simple Card Wallet is perfect for business travelers and others on the go.
Over the last ten years, mobile phone evolution has made them our daily companions, within reach at all times. But they have also quietly transformed
Secure Your Communications with ProtonMail! ProtonMail is incorporated in and all servers are located in Switzerland. This means all user data is protected by strict
Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle
A free, open-source, and completely encrypted notes app. A writing experience unlike any other. Standard Notes is free to use on every platform, and comes
The Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension lets you carve out a separate box for each of your online lives – no more opening a different browser

Cyber Privacy

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Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care

Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our data is being used—sometimes against us—by the private sector, the government, and even our employers and schools. It explains the trends in data science, technology, and the law that impact our everyday privacy.

It’s high time to rethink notions of privacy and what, if anything, limits the power of those who are constantly watching, listening, and learning about us.

This book is for readers who want answers to three questions: Who has your data? Why should you care? And most important, what can you do about it?


Orfox is a Tor Browser for Android brought to you by the Guardian Project. Guardian Project creates easy to use secure apps, open-source software libraries,
The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody
Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time
Since 2013, hushed has offered low cost private numbers for talk and text in 45 countries. Their goal is to provide private mobile telecommunications options
Tutanota is the world's most secure email service, easy to use and private by design. With end-to-end encryption and 2FA, your emails have never been
ProtonVPN is a security focused VPN service, developed by CERN and MIT scientists. Use the web anonymously, unblock websites & encrypt your connection. Unique Features
Linphone is an open source SIP phone for smartphones, tablets and desktop platforms. Linphone provides voice/video calls and instant messaging, and is available for mobile
Surveillance Self-Defense is a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy for nearly thirty years. Surveillance Self-Defense is
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our
Silent Pocket's flagship Faraday sleeves give anyone the ability to disappear from the grid with our patented radio frequency (RF) Faraday cage. Signal Blocking Device
DuckDuckGo does not store your personal information. Ever. Their privacy policy is simple: they do not collect or share any of your personal information. DuckDuckGo
NOTHING TO HIDE is an independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the “I have nothing to hide” argument.
Firefox Focus brings added privacy by allowing you to block known website trackers by category: Ads, analytics and social trackersOther content trackers – this category
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against
Forget about credit card fraud, data breaches, or having to update billing information at all the services you use when a card gets hacked. Foil
The only modern smartphone you can (truly) own. Smartphones have become the single most significant piece of technology in our lives, a gateway to the
Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from
CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means
The Faraday Laptop and Tablet Sleeve will instantly enhance your daily privacy, security and valuable data stored on your computer or tablet. Made of durable
Protect your privacy online and access media content with no regional restrictions. Strong encryption and no-log policy with 5000+ servers in 60+ countries. Get secure
Secure messenger for friends, families and small communities. Wire Personal is a secure, privacy-friendly messenger for personal use. It combines useful and fun features, audited
The Mission Darkness FreeRoam Faraday Belt Bag is a stylish waist pack perfect for travel and everyday wear. The large interior compartment is lined with
/e/ OS is a complete, fully “deGoogled” version of Android. /e/OS is an open-source mobile operating system paired with carefully selected applications. They form a
MySudo is your private identity for the digital world. Sudo identities are a digital extension of you that shield your personal and private information from
Stripped down to the basics, the Silent Pocket Napa Leather RFID Blocking Simple Card Wallet is perfect for business travelers and others on the go.
Over the last ten years, mobile phone evolution has made them our daily companions, within reach at all times. But they have also quietly transformed
Secure Your Communications with ProtonMail! ProtonMail is incorporated in and all servers are located in Switzerland. This means all user data is protected by strict
Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle
A free, open-source, and completely encrypted notes app. A writing experience unlike any other. Standard Notes is free to use on every platform, and comes
The Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension lets you carve out a separate box for each of your online lives – no more opening a different browser

The Watchman Guide to Privacy

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Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom

Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from digital privacy and asset protection to international nomadism and privacy during the COVID lockdowns. Equally important, it presents hundreds of real examples, arguments, and historical contexts for why privacy is the most important thing one can preserve.


Orfox is a Tor Browser for Android brought to you by the Guardian Project. Guardian Project creates easy to use secure apps, open-source software libraries,
The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody
Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time
Since 2013, hushed has offered low cost private numbers for talk and text in 45 countries. Their goal is to provide private mobile telecommunications options
Tutanota is the world's most secure email service, easy to use and private by design. With end-to-end encryption and 2FA, your emails have never been
ProtonVPN is a security focused VPN service, developed by CERN and MIT scientists. Use the web anonymously, unblock websites & encrypt your connection. Unique Features
Linphone is an open source SIP phone for smartphones, tablets and desktop platforms. Linphone provides voice/video calls and instant messaging, and is available for mobile
Surveillance Self-Defense is a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy for nearly thirty years. Surveillance Self-Defense is
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our
Silent Pocket's flagship Faraday sleeves give anyone the ability to disappear from the grid with our patented radio frequency (RF) Faraday cage. Signal Blocking Device
DuckDuckGo does not store your personal information. Ever. Their privacy policy is simple: they do not collect or share any of your personal information. DuckDuckGo
NOTHING TO HIDE is an independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the “I have nothing to hide” argument.
Firefox Focus brings added privacy by allowing you to block known website trackers by category: Ads, analytics and social trackersOther content trackers – this category
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against
Forget about credit card fraud, data breaches, or having to update billing information at all the services you use when a card gets hacked. Foil
The only modern smartphone you can (truly) own. Smartphones have become the single most significant piece of technology in our lives, a gateway to the
Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from
CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means
The Faraday Laptop and Tablet Sleeve will instantly enhance your daily privacy, security and valuable data stored on your computer or tablet. Made of durable
Protect your privacy online and access media content with no regional restrictions. Strong encryption and no-log policy with 5000+ servers in 60+ countries. Get secure
Secure messenger for friends, families and small communities. Wire Personal is a secure, privacy-friendly messenger for personal use. It combines useful and fun features, audited
The Mission Darkness FreeRoam Faraday Belt Bag is a stylish waist pack perfect for travel and everyday wear. The large interior compartment is lined with
/e/ OS is a complete, fully “deGoogled” version of Android. /e/OS is an open-source mobile operating system paired with carefully selected applications. They form a
MySudo is your private identity for the digital world. Sudo identities are a digital extension of you that shield your personal and private information from
Stripped down to the basics, the Silent Pocket Napa Leather RFID Blocking Simple Card Wallet is perfect for business travelers and others on the go.
Over the last ten years, mobile phone evolution has made them our daily companions, within reach at all times. But they have also quietly transformed
Secure Your Communications with ProtonMail! ProtonMail is incorporated in and all servers are located in Switzerland. This means all user data is protected by strict
Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle
A free, open-source, and completely encrypted notes app. A writing experience unlike any other. Standard Notes is free to use on every platform, and comes
The Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension lets you carve out a separate box for each of your online lives – no more opening a different browser

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

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The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself

The definitive book of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the land, being prepared, and doing it yourself–whether it’s on a farm or homestead, in the suburbs or city.

From homesteaders to urban farmers, and everyone in between, there is a desire for a simpler way of life—a healthier, greener, more self-sustaining, and holistic approach to modern life.


Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time
Surveillance Self-Defense is a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy for nearly thirty years. Surveillance Self-Defense is
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our
NOTHING TO HIDE is an independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the “I have nothing to hide” argument.
Get a daily rundown of the top global open source national security stories and previews of the exclusive content available on The Cipher Brief.
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against
Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from
Darknet Diaries is a podcast covering true stories from the dark side of the Internet. Stories about hackers, defenders, threats, malware, botnets, breaches, and privacy.
The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself The definitive book of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the
Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle
America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America's interests have grown in both
Your weekly dose of privacy, digital security, and open source intelligence (OSINT) news and opinion. This podcast presents ideas to help you become digitally invisible,
ProPrivacy.com researchs and investigates tools and companies that can help you keep your privacy online. We also uncover data breaches, hold people to account, investigate
Your Ideal Home in the Middle of Nowhere After spending three years on the road living in a camper van, Foster Huntington continued his unconventional
How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Transforms Our World In this provocative book about our new tech-based reality, political insider and tech
Based on the best-selling book by New York Times national security correspondent David E. Sanger, The Perfect Weapon explores the rise of cyber conflict as
Daniel Miessler spends 5-20 hours a week consuming books, podcasts, and articles around the intersection of security, technology, and humans. Each episode—which is available as
The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide If 2020 has taught us anything it is that we all need to be more self-sufficient! For over 40 years, John
Discover what’s hiding on the other side of your screen We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing
Chris Parker, the founder of WhatIsMyIPAddress.com, interviews guests and tells real-life stories about topics to open your eyes to the danger and traps lurking in
Parrot OS, the flagship product of Parrot Security is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and designed with Security and Privacy in mind. It includes
εxodus - the Privacy Auditing Platform for Android Applications εxodus analyses Android applications. It looks for embedded trackers and lists them. A tracker is a
The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare We live in the age of disinformation―of organized deception. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking,
Kill Chain: The War on Democracy In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses
Founded in February of 2018, VetSec is a non profit consisting of an ever-growing veteran community that focuses on networking with other veterans in the
Qubes OS is a free and open-source security-oriented operating system meant for single-user desktop computing. Secure Compartmentalization: Qubes brings to your personal computer the security
Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats An urgent warning from two bestselling security experts--and a gripping inside look
“The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.” - former Google CEO
Every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot
Sabayon is a beginner-friendly Gentoo-based open-source Linux distribution. The developers aim to deliver the best "out of the box" user experience by providing the latest

Dawn of the Code War

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America’s Battle Against Russia, China,
and the Rising Global Cyber Threat

With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America’s interests have grown in both frequency and severity. Overmatched by our military, countries like North Korea, China, Iran, and Russia have found us vulnerable in cyberspace. The “Code War” is upon us.

In this dramatic book, former Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin takes readers to the front lines of a global but little-understood fight as the Justice Department and the FBI chases down hackers, online terrorist recruiters, and spies. Today, as our entire economy goes digital, from banking to manufacturing to transportation, the potential targets for our enemies multiply. This firsthand account is both a remarkable untold story and a warning of dangers yet to come.


Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time
Surveillance Self-Defense is a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy for nearly thirty years. Surveillance Self-Defense is
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our
NOTHING TO HIDE is an independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the “I have nothing to hide” argument.
Get a daily rundown of the top global open source national security stories and previews of the exclusive content available on The Cipher Brief.
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against
Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from
Darknet Diaries is a podcast covering true stories from the dark side of the Internet. Stories about hackers, defenders, threats, malware, botnets, breaches, and privacy.
The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself The definitive book of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the
Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle
America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America's interests have grown in both
Your weekly dose of privacy, digital security, and open source intelligence (OSINT) news and opinion. This podcast presents ideas to help you become digitally invisible,
ProPrivacy.com researchs and investigates tools and companies that can help you keep your privacy online. We also uncover data breaches, hold people to account, investigate
Your Ideal Home in the Middle of Nowhere After spending three years on the road living in a camper van, Foster Huntington continued his unconventional
How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Transforms Our World In this provocative book about our new tech-based reality, political insider and tech
Based on the best-selling book by New York Times national security correspondent David E. Sanger, The Perfect Weapon explores the rise of cyber conflict as
Daniel Miessler spends 5-20 hours a week consuming books, podcasts, and articles around the intersection of security, technology, and humans. Each episode—which is available as
The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide If 2020 has taught us anything it is that we all need to be more self-sufficient! For over 40 years, John
Discover what’s hiding on the other side of your screen We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing
Chris Parker, the founder of WhatIsMyIPAddress.com, interviews guests and tells real-life stories about topics to open your eyes to the danger and traps lurking in
Parrot OS, the flagship product of Parrot Security is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and designed with Security and Privacy in mind. It includes
εxodus - the Privacy Auditing Platform for Android Applications εxodus analyses Android applications. It looks for embedded trackers and lists them. A tracker is a
The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare We live in the age of disinformation―of organized deception. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking,
Kill Chain: The War on Democracy In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses
Founded in February of 2018, VetSec is a non profit consisting of an ever-growing veteran community that focuses on networking with other veterans in the
Qubes OS is a free and open-source security-oriented operating system meant for single-user desktop computing. Secure Compartmentalization: Qubes brings to your personal computer the security
Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats An urgent warning from two bestselling security experts--and a gripping inside look
“The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.” - former Google CEO
Every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot
Sabayon is a beginner-friendly Gentoo-based open-source Linux distribution. The developers aim to deliver the best "out of the box" user experience by providing the latest

Off Grid Life

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Your Ideal Home in the Middle of Nowhere

After spending three years on the road living in a camper van, Foster Huntington continued his unconventional lifestyle by building a two-story treehouse. Foster, like many others, are finding freedom, tranquility, and adventure in living off the grid in unconventional homes.


Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time
Surveillance Self-Defense is a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy for nearly thirty years. Surveillance Self-Defense is
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our
NOTHING TO HIDE is an independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the “I have nothing to hide” argument.
Get a daily rundown of the top global open source national security stories and previews of the exclusive content available on The Cipher Brief.
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against
Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from
Darknet Diaries is a podcast covering true stories from the dark side of the Internet. Stories about hackers, defenders, threats, malware, botnets, breaches, and privacy.
The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself The definitive book of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the
Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle
America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America's interests have grown in both
Your weekly dose of privacy, digital security, and open source intelligence (OSINT) news and opinion. This podcast presents ideas to help you become digitally invisible,
ProPrivacy.com researchs and investigates tools and companies that can help you keep your privacy online. We also uncover data breaches, hold people to account, investigate
Your Ideal Home in the Middle of Nowhere After spending three years on the road living in a camper van, Foster Huntington continued his unconventional
How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Transforms Our World In this provocative book about our new tech-based reality, political insider and tech
Based on the best-selling book by New York Times national security correspondent David E. Sanger, The Perfect Weapon explores the rise of cyber conflict as
Daniel Miessler spends 5-20 hours a week consuming books, podcasts, and articles around the intersection of security, technology, and humans. Each episode—which is available as
The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide If 2020 has taught us anything it is that we all need to be more self-sufficient! For over 40 years, John
Discover what’s hiding on the other side of your screen We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing
Chris Parker, the founder of WhatIsMyIPAddress.com, interviews guests and tells real-life stories about topics to open your eyes to the danger and traps lurking in
Parrot OS, the flagship product of Parrot Security is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and designed with Security and Privacy in mind. It includes
εxodus - the Privacy Auditing Platform for Android Applications εxodus analyses Android applications. It looks for embedded trackers and lists them. A tracker is a
The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare We live in the age of disinformation―of organized deception. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking,
Kill Chain: The War on Democracy In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses
Founded in February of 2018, VetSec is a non profit consisting of an ever-growing veteran community that focuses on networking with other veterans in the
Qubes OS is a free and open-source security-oriented operating system meant for single-user desktop computing. Secure Compartmentalization: Qubes brings to your personal computer the security
Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats An urgent warning from two bestselling security experts--and a gripping inside look
“The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.” - former Google CEO
Every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot
Sabayon is a beginner-friendly Gentoo-based open-source Linux distribution. The developers aim to deliver the best "out of the box" user experience by providing the latest

The Information Trade

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How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Transforms Our World

In this provocative book about our new tech-based reality, political insider and tech expert Alexis Wichowski considers the unchecked rise of tech giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Tesla—what she calls “net states”— and their unavoidable influence in our lives. Rivaling nation states in power and capital, today’s net states are reaching into our physical world, inserting digital services into our lived environments in ways both unseen and, at times, unknown to us. They are transforming the way the world works, putting our rights up for grabs, from personal privacy to national security.

Combining original reporting and insights drawn from more than 100 interviews with technology and government insiders, including Microsoft president Brad Smith, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, the former Federal Trade Commission chair under President Obama, and the managing director of Jigsaw—Google’s Department of Counter-terrorism against extremism and cyber-attacks—The Information Trade explores what happens we give up our personal freedom and individual autonomy in exchange for an easy, plugged-in existence, and shows what we can do to control our relationship with net states before they irreversibly change our future.


Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data Every minute of every day, our data is harvested and exploited… It is time
Surveillance Self-Defense is a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy for nearly thirty years. Surveillance Self-Defense is
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care Cyber Privacy demystifies the digital footprints we leave in our daily lives and reveals how our
NOTHING TO HIDE is an independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the “I have nothing to hide” argument.
Get a daily rundown of the top global open source national security stories and previews of the exclusive content available on The Cipher Brief.
You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against
Reclaim Your Digital, Financial, and Lifestyle Freedom Written with new privacy-seekers in mind, this step-by-step guide walks you through each dimension of private living, from
Darknet Diaries is a podcast covering true stories from the dark side of the Internet. Stories about hackers, defenders, threats, malware, botnets, breaches, and privacy.
The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself The definitive book of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the
Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle
America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America's interests have grown in both
Your weekly dose of privacy, digital security, and open source intelligence (OSINT) news and opinion. This podcast presents ideas to help you become digitally invisible,
ProPrivacy.com researchs and investigates tools and companies that can help you keep your privacy online. We also uncover data breaches, hold people to account, investigate
Your Ideal Home in the Middle of Nowhere After spending three years on the road living in a camper van, Foster Huntington continued his unconventional
How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Transforms Our World In this provocative book about our new tech-based reality, political insider and tech
Based on the best-selling book by New York Times national security correspondent David E. Sanger, The Perfect Weapon explores the rise of cyber conflict as
Daniel Miessler spends 5-20 hours a week consuming books, podcasts, and articles around the intersection of security, technology, and humans. Each episode—which is available as
The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide If 2020 has taught us anything it is that we all need to be more self-sufficient! For over 40 years, John
Discover what’s hiding on the other side of your screen We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing
Chris Parker, the founder of WhatIsMyIPAddress.com, interviews guests and tells real-life stories about topics to open your eyes to the danger and traps lurking in
Parrot OS, the flagship product of Parrot Security is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and designed with Security and Privacy in mind. It includes
εxodus - the Privacy Auditing Platform for Android Applications εxodus analyses Android applications. It looks for embedded trackers and lists them. A tracker is a
The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare We live in the age of disinformation―of organized deception. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking,
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The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It

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The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide

If 2020 has taught us anything it is that we all need to be more self-sufficient!

For over 40 years, John Seymour has inspired thousands to make more responsible, enriching, and eco-friendly choices with his advice on living sustainably. The Self-Sufficienct Life and How to Live It offers step-by-step instructions on everything from chopping trees to harnessing solar power; from growing fruit and vegetables, and preserving and pickling your harvest, to baking bread, brewing beer, and making cheese.

In a world of mass production, intensive farming, and food miles, Seymour’s words offer an alternative: a celebration of the joy of investing time, labor, and love into the things we need.


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Active Measures

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The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare

We live in the age of disinformation―of organized deception. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking, and forging data, often with the goal of weakening the very foundation of liberal democracy: trust in facts. Thomas Rid, a renowned expert on technology and national security, was one of the first to sound the alarm. More than four months before the 2016 election, he warned that Russian military intelligence was “carefully planning and timing a high-stakes political campaign” to disrupt the democratic process. But as crafty as such so-called active measures have become, they are not new.

The story of modern disinformation begins with the post-Russian Revolution clash between communism and capitalism, which would come to define the Cold War. In Active Measures, Rid reveals startling intelligence and security secrets from materials written in more than ten languages across several nations, and from interviews with current and former operatives. He exposes the disturbing yet colorful history of professional, organized lying, revealing for the first time some of the century’s most significant operations―many of them nearly beyond belief. A White Russian ploy backfires and brings down a New York police commissioner; a KGB-engineered, anti-Semitic hate campaign creeps back across the Iron Curtain; the CIA backs a fake publishing empire, run by a former Wehrmacht U-boat commander, that produces Germany’s best jazz magazine. Rid tracks the rise of leaking, and shows how spies began to exploit emerging internet culture many years before WikiLeaks. Finally, he sheds new light on the 2016 election, especially the role of the infamous “troll farm” in St. Petersburg as well as a much more harmful attack that unfolded in the shadows.

Active Measures takes the reader on a guided tour deep into a vast hall of mirrors old and new, pointing to a future of engineered polarization, more active and less measured―but also offering the tools to cut through the deception.


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The Fifth Domain

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Defending Our Country, Our Companies,
and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats

An urgent warning from two bestselling security experts–and a gripping inside look at how governments, firms, and ordinary citizens can confront and contain the tyrants, hackers, and criminals bent on turning the digital realm into a war zone.

There is much to fear in the dark corners of cyberspace: we have entered an age in which online threats carry real-world consequences. But we do not have to let autocrats and criminals run amok in the digital realm. We now know a great deal about how to make cyberspace far less dangerous–and about how to defend our security, economy, democracy, and privacy from cyber attack.

Our guides to the fifth domain — the Pentagon’s term for cyberspace — are two of America’s top cybersecurity experts, seasoned practitioners who are as familiar with the White House Situation Room as they are with Fortune 500 boardrooms. Richard A. Clarke and Robert K. Knake offer a vivid, engrossing tour of the often unfamiliar terrain of cyberspace, introducing us to the scientists, executives, and public servants who have learned through hard experience how government agencies and private firms can fend off cyber threats. With a focus on solutions over scaremongering, and backed by decades of high-level experience in the White House and the private sector, The Fifth Domain delivers a riveting, agenda-setting insider look at what works in the struggle to avoid cyberwar.


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