Category : privacy
How to stay anonymous online
In this extract from Index on Censorship's Autumn issue, Mark Frary looks at some of the tactics you can use to remain safe and invisible when browsing
Does anonymity need to be defended? Autumn magazine 2016
Former CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson writes on the damage done when her cover was blown, journalist John Lloyd looks at how terrorist attacks have affected surveillance needs worldwide, Bangladeshi blogger Ananya Azad explains why he was forced into exile after violent attacks on secular writers, philosopher Julian Baggini looks at the power of literary aliases through the ages, Edward Lucas shares The Economist's perspective on keeping its writers unnamed
Future imperfect: Jason DaPonte
Should concerns about privacy after the NSA revelations change the way we use the web? Jason DaPonte asks the experts about state spying, corporate control and what we can do to protect ourselves
Wired up: why refugees in exile remain silenced
People who have fled dangerous regimes now use free apps and digital connections to stay in touch with their former home, but they often worry that those networks can also be used against them, says Rachael Jolley
Is privacy more vital than national security?
Martha Lane Fox and retired Major General Tim Cross debate how far governments go when balancing individual rights and safeguarding the nation. This is an extract from a longer feature in the latest issue of Index on Censorship magazine
Jamie Bartlett: The coming online privacy revolution
In his new ebook, tech expert Jamie Bartlett describes what he sees as the long-term 'Snowden effect': the explosion of new ways to keep online secrets and protect privacy, and the challenges that presents for state security services.
Online privacy as an active pursuit
The age of mass surveillance has brought with it a need for individuals to manage their online privacy -- and human dignity, Scott Ainslie writes
The EU’s commitments to free expression: Libel and privacy
The law of libel, privacy and national "insult" laws vary across the European Union. In a number of member states, criminal sanctions are still in place and public interest defences are inadequate, curtailing freedom of expression.