Privacy

Choosing A VPN To Protect What Matters

Choosing A VPN To Protect What Matters

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are big business these days. Log into an app store or browse the web for a bit and you’ll find numerous advertisements claiming benefits ranging from security to privacy to anonymity. With so many offerings how…

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Privacy Empathy and the Zero-Sum Game

Privacy Empathy and the Zero-Sum Game

Privacy isn’t a zero-sum game and there is more to tech ethics, and being a good person in tech, than your own privacy. This is a lesson I’m learning and so many others, both in the privacy space and elsewhere,…

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Anonymizing Nginx Logs

How to anonymize Nginx logs

Just because your webserver normally logs the full IP of your visitors doesn’t mean you need to keep it. If you use Nginx, like this site does, it’s trivially easy to protect your users privacy and keep the logging data…

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What is Your Threat Model?

What is Your Threat Model?

This is the first post in a series I’m working on involving tailoring security and privacy to you. While there are best practices that apply to everyone a good part of our online security and privacy is a personal thing…

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