Tag: surveillance

The Pegasus Shitstorm

It’s been a while since I checked on the latest Covid-19 news. So I thought, why not update myself and perhaps write an article if there’s anything major happening? Forget the pandemic. What do I see all over the news? Pegasus! Pegasus! Pegasus! SHUT THE FUCK UP! Pegasus sounds familiar. Where have I heard that …

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Privacy Fatalities: Wickr

I think it’s time to start a new series that’ll keep a record of all the cool privacy applications that sold out. To begin this series, we have Wickr. Now Wickr has existed for a really long time. I remember seeing it when I first got into privacy. But I never checked it out. Even …

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Covid-19: It Can Only Get Worse

A lot of countries, and by countries, I mean the people, and their governments, were toying with the pandemic. “Just two more weeks,” they said. India just crossed 315K new cases in a day. LIGHT THE FIREWORKS! CELEBRATE! Masks off! More weddings and crowds and loitering on the streets! Uttarayan! Holi! Kumbh Mela! Let’s go …

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Analyzing The Internet Shutdown In Uganda

Recently there was an internet shutdown in Uganda during the elections. It was a classic tactic to win yet another election by Museveni. It’s 2021. Why do internet shutdowns influenced by dictators still exist? Did you know that people in Uganda must pay a tax in order to access social networks? That’s right, ladies and …

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Judge Esther Salas – The Importance of Privacy

Today I watched a video of Judge Esther Salas, who’s son and husband were recently shot by an intruder at their home. The poor woman lost her son and her husband is still under intensive care in the hospital. Apparently the intruder dressed up as a delivery guy with a FedEx package. This intruder was …

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