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Call for contributors on security and surveillance
In our first issue of 2017, we'll be talking about security and surveillance, with a focus on topics that will help people in our quickly-changing digital and political environment. We're interested in covering this all the way through the stack, from users to hardware. Here’s some ideas we could cover: email encryption sensitive data storage … Continue reading Call for contributors on security and surveillance
Episode 20: Dystopian door A, or dystopian door B?
This week Audrey and I chat about CenturyLink acquiring Level 3 and what these kinds of mergers mean for consumers, new and improved ways you can be tracked via your mobile device, and lastly, Facebook's increasing ability to influence what information you have access to. Enjoy! Show notes
Episode 15: Yahoo, Dash vs Apple, and DNS hacking
In this week's episode, Christie and Audrey chat about Yahoo scanning your email for the government, Dash being removed from the Apple App Store, and DNS hacking. Enjoy! Show notes