Digital Suicide as Protest


lavabit
As if human protest suicides were not enough. These programmers should be tagged heroes too like Snowden

“This experience has taught me one very important lesson: without congressional action or a strong judicial precedent, I would strongly recommend against anyone trusting their private data to a company with physical ties to the United States.” -Lavabit founder Lavar Levinson

‘The encrypted email service provider Silent Circle has followed its competitor Lavabit who on Thursday announced it would shutter its services rather than be compelled by the US government to hand over the private data and emails from its customers, one of whom is believed to be NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

‘Supporters of internet freedom and privacy protections were shocked at the news, but also expressing gratitude for what they see as a service provider choosing the protections of it own customers over the threat of lost profits or requests by the government that they deemed inappropriate and unconstitutional…’
full story
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/08/09

Program Will Remove Writer’s Individual Style From Their Content
What kind of writer would want to lose his literary voice!? He would do that to keep identity anonymous with this app. Anonymouth might be the key to keeping your identity securely under wraps. Example of hacked F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

‘And as I sat there, brooding on the old unknown world, I thought of Gatsby’s wonder when he first picked out the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock. He had come a long way to this blue lawn and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him, somewhere back in that vast obscurity beyond the city, where the dark fields of the republic rolled on under the night. Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter-tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther…. And one fine morning-So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past…’
read more
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/114112/anonymouth-linguistic-tool-might-have-helped-jk-rowling#

FullRecall
Want to remember all your important data? Type your question, then the answer, then save it

A software that can help you memorize knowledge for lifelong periods with the minimum time investment. Underlying artificial neural network gradually grasps your forgetting curve to schedule optimal days for the reviews-i.e., days when you will be close to forgetting an information.
fullrecall
http://fullrecall.com/

Laptop Bag Keeps Electronic Data Safe
Network Shielding Protects Your Data
HackShield Backpack shields your gear from both physical harm and digital assault. Lined with a unique Radio Frequency (RF) blocking material, HackShield media compartments prevent wireless infiltration of your laptop, tablet and smartphone, keeping your information safe and secure.
daskeyboard
http://www.daskeyboard.com/product/hackshield-backpack/

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Poch is a Bookrix author and a freelance writer. He is a frequent contributor to TED Conversations.
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