Riseup: Private Email For Activitists and Those Being Censored


Riseup provides private and secure email, mailing lists and chat services for individuals and organization under the threat of censorship. They also have a good introduction to communicating securely. The collective is based in Seattle, and their stated goal is to “[A]id in the creation of a free society, a world with freedom from want […]

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How To Remove Advertising From Your Online Life


Here’s my formula for removing advertising from your life online: Step 1: Use The Right Browser And Plugins Block advertising on your browser: Use Firefox with these plugins: AdBlock Edge, Stylish and Disconnect.These plugins make web browsing tolerable. Go ahead, and block the tiny advertisement on this site (upper right corner), please! Step 2: Use […]

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The Best Seedboxes Of 2014

Best Seedboxes

What is a Seedbox? A seedbox is a dedicated, high-speed server. Most people rent seedboxes to achieve very fast torrent transfers. Not everyone needs a seedbox — if you share a lot of files, and want to get a good ratio on on a private BitTorrent tracker, consider getting one. Seedboxes also avoid ISP throttling […]

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How To Share Files Privately Using BitTorrent and Usenet


In this article, I’ll summarize how to share files privately, without being spied upon. I’ll cover two file sharing networks — Bittorrent and the Usenet. The Usenet tends to have faster downloads, until you get a good download/upload ratio on Bittorrent (if you don’t know what the Usenet is, please see this article). Using BitTorrent […]

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