Lexie

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Lexie is the blog's resident tech expert and gets excited about empowerment through technology, space travel, and pancakes with blueberries.
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4 Ways you can be identified through social media

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On social media, it is easy to forget who can see our posts. A pseudonym can protect us from...
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5 famous whistleblowers who risked everything

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“See something, say something” is a safety and awareness campaign running across multiple cities in the United States. If you...
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What are the most dangerous technologies of the surveillance age?

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Technology such as encryption, VPNs, and Tor can help us maintain and defend our privacy online. But technology can also...
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What will happen to internet privacy in the future?

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Unfortunately, we have reached a point where the internet doesn’t work correctly unless we sacrifice some of our privacy....
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What are the moral issues with internet privacy?

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The difference between right and wrong is rarely black and white. When it comes to the big moral issues...
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How plausible deniability can protect your data

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Plausible deniability allows individuals to claim they had no involvement in an action taken by others (or, in some...
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Is internet privacy a lost cause?

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Most people think of privacy as a fundamental right. The right to have a personal conversation without someone listening,...
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Is someone watching you right now?

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Are you being spied on online? The short answer is: probably. This post will take a look at the key...
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How to properly dispose of your hard drives

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Data is valuable. Your pictures, legal documents, chat logs, and even saved video games are all things you wouldn't...
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Why encryption is vital in free societies

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In 2011, the United Nations declared internet access a universal human right. That was a necessary step forward for digital...

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