Source: Jac sm Kee, GenderIt.org
At the Feminist Tech Exchange (FTX) and Connect Your Rights events that took place just before the Forum, we discussed about the different and increasingly sophisticated ways that internet technologies have been used to erode any sense of anonymity online.
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On Wednesday, April 18, at approximately 16:00 Eastern Time, U.S. Federal authorities removed a server from a colocation facility shared by Riseup Networks and May First/People Link in New York City.
Source: Jim Giles, New Scientist
In July last year, Orlando Figes, one of the UK’s most eminent historians, admitted posting savage critiques of rivals’ books on the Amazon website under the pseudonym “Historian” – alongside praise of his own.
Source: Kevin Fogarty, ITworld
Levels of nobility and respectability seem to vary a bit in this industry; it’s best to double-check the reliability of someone you plan to trust with your most sensitive secrets.
“We’re glad that the Internet Service Providers in Egypt are announcing their routes to the world and have rejoined the Internet. We are concerned because it is possible that traffic crossing the Egyptian border is being recorded and possibly saved for future use. Correctly using Tor to and from Egyptian destinations will keep your traffic anonymous.”
“If you have been following my posts as of late, you will have seen that I am on a anonymous bend. Some of my friends have wondered why I was seeking to disappear digitally and if that is the takeaway from my work it should not be. By the very act of posting this information I am by nature not anonymous. I think its important as our society becomes more open that we are able to close and keep private what we want. The option should always be yours. In that vein this post will cover email storage and usage.”