CalyxOS Setup Guide

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Introduction “Everyone needs a phone. Not everyone wants to be spied on. Reclaim your privacy with CalyxOS” That is the CalyxOS slogan and it is beginning to ring true for more people. Once we realize how invasive Google and Apple are into our private lives, it is worth taking a step in a different direction. …

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Generate an OpenPGP Key Pair using GnuPG

GNU Privacy Guard

This article explains how to generate an OpenPGP key pair using GNU Privacy Guard (GPG). For an introduction to email encryption, first reading the referenced articles listed below. References OpenPGP.org – The OpenPGP Proposed Standard Riseup.net – OpenPGP Best Practices Riseup.net – Managing OpenPGP Keys Ubuntu.com – GNU Privacy Guard Howto Step 1: Install the …

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Deleting Big Tech

This is a story of how I reclaimed privacy by removing the tentacles of Big Tech from my life. It’s not a “how-to” and I’m not trying to convince you to do the same. The fact that you’re on my website means you probably know that companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Apple …

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Brave Browser Review

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The Brave web browser is developed by Brendan Eich, creator of Javascript, co-founder of Mozilla and now CEO of Brave Software. It is a self-proclaimed modern alternative to Firefox with built-in privacy respecting attributes. That interests me since my main objective with any software connected to the internet is privacy and security. Even though Brave …

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Mozilla Promotes Online Censorship; Time to Dump Firefox?

In a blog post written 8 Jan 2021 by Mitchell Baker, Mozilla has officially condoned the actions of Twitter to remove the U.S. President from their platform and says “we need more than deplatforming”. Baker’s statement, “Changing these dangerous dynamics requires more than just the temporary silencing or permanent removal of bad actors from social …

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Where I Go Online

This post is a collection of clearnet websites and networks that I frequent, sort of a “best of the surface web” bookmarks. Maybe you’ll find new and useful information to add to your own bookmarks. Note: Many more interesting sites and networks are on the darknet, and are not listed here. Communication Element – Web …

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