Moxie Marlinspike, OG cypherpunk and privacy legend, just announce his resignation as CEO of Signal. This was an abrupt announcement that caught much of the privacy space off-guard.
Moxie earned the trust of the community by consistently delivering high standards that protected the privacy rights of users. Can the app still be trusted to maintain those high standards now that Moxie is no longer at the helm?
In this video we’ll dive into the history of Signal, and reveal the surprising background of one of the team members who will be carrying the torch forward.
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Permanent Record – Edward Snowden
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald
What has the government done to our money – Rothbard
Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy!
Use the Brave browser! https://brave.com/nao076
USB-C to ethernet adapter:
Lightening to ethernet adapter:
Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)
Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)
Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)
Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)
Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)
Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!! (or don’t use them at all)