Today we take a look at some of the ways to fight back against the trend of our diminishing freedoms and privacy
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 2: Act 1: Memories Of Freedom - @dccommonsense - Air Date 5-8-14
Ch. 3: Song 1: Run, Freedom, Run! - Urinetown the Musical (The Original Cast Recording)
Ch. 4: Act 2: Major Ruling Protects Your Cellphone From The Police... Sort Of - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-26-14
Ch. 5: Song 2: We Set Ourselves Free - Spring Came, Rain Fell
Ch. 6: Act 3: Google is the new Sheriff in Town - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 08-06-14
Ch. 7: Song 3: Letterbox - Flood
Ch. 8: Act 4: Men Blaming Jennifer Lawrence & Kate Upton for Nude Pics Leak Hate NSA Spying - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 09-02-14
Ch. 9: Song 4: Secret - Thirteen Tales of Love and Revenge
Ch. 10: Act 5: No Escaping Dragnet Nation (Part 2) - @BillMoyersHQ - Air Date 3-14-14
Ch. 11: Song 5: Don’t Worry, We'll Be Watching You - Making Mirrors
Ch. 12: Act 6: @1Password to rule them all - Best of the Left Activism
Ch. 13: Song 6: Time for Action - Time for Action - the Very Best Of
Ch. 14: Act 7: Encouraging Encription - @radio_dispatch - Air Date 3-12-14
Ch. 15: Examining our foreign policy options - Chris from Colorado Springs
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics
Ch. 16: Final comments on the folly of acting from a position of fear
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone
Download: 1Password and Follow: on Twitter
"Internet security: 10 ways to keep your personal data safe from online snoopers” via The Guardian
"Half of American adults hacked this year” by Jose Pagliery at CNN Money
"Viator travel website hacked: 1.4 million users' information stolen, including payment card data” by Dan Raywood at International Business Times
"Congress Heads Home After Exhausting Eight Days of Work” by Russell Berman at The Wire
Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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- increasing the ease of encryption so that it becomes a way of life. This is a point that is near and dear to me :)
Keep up the good work!
Why is this important? When you use Chrome, your entire browsing history is shared with Google. This provides convenience — when you use your Android device, you have the same bookmarks and browser history. But it also allows Google to mine all this information, target better ads for you, see all the web pages you view even if those are hidden behind a firewall (if they want to), etc.
Firefox, like most of Chrome, is open source (unlike OnePassword https://discussions.agilebits.com/discussion/22686/open-sourcing-1password-was-security-question). And, like Chrome, it allows you to share your passwords and browsing history between your desktop and your phone.
However, when this information is sent to the Mozilla servers (or your own), it is totally encrypted. This keeps the NSA or your neighbor from seeing what you send to the “cloud” but it also keeps the people who run the cloud from reading your passwords and browsing history because they don’t have the password to access this information. The same cannot be said of Google Accounts.
If you use OnePassword’s DropBox integration, your passwords are protected in a similar way.
Firefox Accounts don’t (yet) have any integration with apps on your phone, but, as far as I can see, neither does OnePassword.
I appreciate what you’ve done to ask people to protect their online identity. Please keep up the good work, but also consider supporting organisations like Mozilla.org that has the public interest in mind.