Privacy

Big Data vs. Privacy

The internet is divided between privacy advocates and the tools they use, and the “mainstream” internet which diminishes the idea of privacy. Unfortunately it’s the privacy “violators” who are using people’s data to become more powerful and to make huge amounts of money. The advocacy groups are still spreading their messages and fighting back against…

Search Encrypt

Reasons You Should Use A Private Search Engine [In 2019]

Privacy-focused tools are the most user-friendly on the internet. This is because by protecting their users’ information, rather than using it against them, they empower users to decide for themselves what happens with their data. Most search engines, like Google, offer very little transparency as to how they actually use the user-information they collect. Here…

Privacy

The Economics of Privacy

Privacy and big data are two competing forces on the internet. Data collection and monetization are crushing any push-back from privacy advocates or anyone concerned about sharing their information. The internet itself is not created to be private, although we believe its the responsibility of the companies that operate online to protect their users’ information…

Tech

What is PGP? [2019]

PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy. It is an encryption program that applies cryptographic privacy and authentication to online communications. PGP is most commonly used for keeping contents of emails encrypted and private. OpenPGP is an open-source version of PGP that has become widely used. How does PGP Work? PGP encrypts the contents of an email so…