Riseup: Private Email For Activitists and Those Being Censored

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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

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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

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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

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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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