Transfer SIM Card to a New Phone

If you haven’t seen it done before, transferring a SIM card from one phone to another can be a bit intimidating. SIM stands for Subscriber Identity Module and it ties your phone number to your phone. It also identifies you, the subscriber to your carrier network. SIM Sizes SIM cards come in three basic sizes: …

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CalyxOS Setup Guide


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 – The OpenPGP Proposed Standard – OpenPGP Best Practices – Managing OpenPGP Keys – 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


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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