Forget Trump and Clinton: Vote For Cryptocurrencies!
What if there is a better way to vote? What if our financial choices have a tangible and direct impact on the Government’s ability to tax and spend? And what if that way is simply “voting with our wallets?” With our cryptocurrency wallets?
Mobile Startup Creates Censorship-Proof App to Help Activists And Crime Fighters
Really nice write-up from TruthVoice: Startup Cell 411 Inc. (getcell411.com) has created a mobile app that makes it virtually impossible for governments, police and criminals to erase video which could serve as evidence of a crime or abuse. The app, called Cell 411, has been around for a number of months but the newly-released version has features that are unseen in any other mobile apps used by activists, aiming to fight censorship and also criminal activity.
Forget Bitcoin: Why Monero is What Everything Bitcoin Wanted To Be, And More
Monero has been designed from the ground up to maintain privacy, anonymity and fungibility, characteristics that Bitcoin no longer has. Without getting into too many technical details, Monero has innovated in several areas helping the currency maintain its anonymity. The Monero protocol is using one-time ring signatures and stealth addresses to obfuscate details about transactions and the amounts involved.
Guccifer 2.0’s Epic Hack of U.S. Congress: Cell Numbers, E-Mails, Passwords
Guccifer 2.0 is back. Last night he made a new post outlining his latest exploits, the hacking of the U.S. Congress, or most of them, mostly Democrats:
Apple Says ‘No’ To FBI, Writes Letter to Customers About Importance of Encryption
by Virgil Vaduva For all the criticism Apple receives from users about its products, design or pricing, there is one thing that Apple should be commended for, namely the focus on security of their users' data and implementation of encryption across all their mobile...
Is Microsoft Shutting Down Windows 10 Privacy Research?
By Virgil Vaduva About a week ago a Windows 10 user going by the name of CheesusCrust published a post in the technology subverse on Voat about his research into how Windows 10 user telemetry choices are being violated by Microsoft, even when the user disabled said...
Activism and Dissent are Powerful Everywhere, Every Time, Anytime
Recently I learned something amazing about my family, particularly my great-grandfather. He was just like me. He was an activist, a dissenter, a subversive, openly speaking about his displeasure with injustice. Or maybe it is the other way around? Maybe I am like him?
New App Seeks to Revolutionize First Response
Reposted and updated from brettsanders.me: A small group of activists and police accountability proponents have created a mobile app which aims to harness the network effect of cell phones to empower individuals to help one another during times of emergency to lesson...
Executive Order Allows Confiscation of All Property For Hacking, Donating to Edward Snowden
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In what is turning out to be a very poorly timed April 1, 2015 press release, the White House announced a new executive order signed by Barack Obama. The order titled “Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious...
You Don’t Own Us
A few days ago I chose to violate a local Xenia City ordinance that I consider to be immoral, unethical and unconstitutional. I was not aware that Xenia passed an ordinance banning panhandling until I met a woman who was released from the local jail. When she was released she had no cash, no phone, no car and nobody to help her out. As a result she did what would come natural to most human beings: she asked another person for help.