An internet shutdown occurs when an organization, often a government, intentionally disrupts the internet or mobile apps such as WhatsApp or Telegram in order to control online discourse. Experts define this as "a deliberate disruption of internet or electronic communications that renders them inaccessible or virtually unusable for a particular population group or in a particular location, often to exert control over the flow of information". These interruptions are also referred to as "blackouts" or "kill switches".
Imagine a television that not only brings you your favorite shows and movies but also opens up a world of possibilities for customization, community-driven development, and unparalleled flexibility. In this blog post, we'll dive into the exciting realm of open source smart TVs, exploring their potential, benefits, and the communities driving their evolution.
In this blog section, we discussed the key factors to consider when choosing a data analytics platform that prioritizes consumer digital privacy. By ensuring the platform offers robust data encryption, data minimization, granular access controls, privacy impact assessments (PIAs), and comprehensive audit logs, you can safeguard your customers' sensitive information and comply with privacy regulations.
Prioritizing your online security should be a top concern in today's digital age. Two-factor authentication is an essential tool for enhancing the protection of your online accounts, but it shouldn't be the only measure you rely on. By taking the additional measures in our #PRVCYTipss, you significantly reduce the risk of unauthorized access and protect your sensitive information.
In the digital age, video games have evolved beyond mere entertainment to become complex virtual worlds where millions of players interact daily. While these immersive experiences offer an escape from reality, there's a growing concern about the dangers of manipulation and surveillance within the gaming industry. In this blog post, we'll delve into the subtle threats posed by these practices and their potential impact on players.
In an era dominated by digital communication, the concept of privacy has become increasingly elusive. Many users believe that deleting a message is synonymous with erasing it from existence, creating a false sense of security. However, the reality is far more complex, as tech companies possess the means to retain and analyze deleted messages. In this blog post, we'll explore the mechanisms that allow tech companies to access every word you type in your keyboard and the implications for user privacy.
The answer is simple, you need an encrypted router Your router connects you to the internet. With cyber threats on the rise, protecting our home networks is no longer a luxury, it's a necessity. An encrypted router is one of the most important lines of defense between your devices and countless online threats. Some routers are not secure at all, while those that are offer varying levels of security and privacy. That's why it's so important to choose a secure router. Let's find out how.
Since the 1950s, the Space Surveillance Network has been working to collect electro-optical, passive radio frequency (RF) and radar sensors that can monitor citizens around the world using satellite information and a variety of methods and technologies. Now they are new players in space, working with governments to track you more than ever. Find out how here.
Big tech platforms are now as important as the postal service, bank loans, telephony and other essential services that businesses build their operations around. Here I explain what big tech dependency means, but also how to get out of the rabbit hole. Why? Since the last decade, many content-driven businesses have gone fully digital. This shift has inevitably tied them to platforms managed by tech companies or made them dependent on big tech companies.
In an age where our smartphones store a wealth of sensitive information, ensuring your privacy and security is of paramount importance. Embark on a journey of digital empowerment as we explain 8 essential privacy strategies tailored specifically to your mobile phone.