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greetings everyone, there’s already >3.5k members here, not all of them are active obviously, but there are still a lot of posts on this sub, and even more comments, i can’t really meticulously go through each and every one of them …

Surprisingly Telegram awfully good on that list …

iPhone apps track you even if you ask them not to

Not really all that surprising, but it’s not to see that it’s being actively investigated. I also highly recommend Lockdown on iOS. I tried to use an archive for this article but all the services returned “access denied” prompts. …

It is no secret that I am a big fan of DNS and, therefore, it’s a no-brainer that I am kicking off the Privacy Cookbook’s ‘Best of 2021’ series with the best DNS services and operators…

PSA: whether you use signal, element/matrix, xmpp, briar, etc, you're doing good!

I see a lot of down votes and conflict in privacy communities about which one is the best, but tbh, if you’re not using fb/sms/email you’re pretty much the top 1% of privacy users. So as far as we should be concerned, that’s good enough. …

Signal's servers are no longer open source for anti-spam reasons.

We build Signal in the open, with publicly available source code for our applications and servers. To keep Signal a free global communication service without spam, we must depart from our totally-open posture and develop one piece of the server in private: a system for detecting and disrupting spa…

Do you wake up to hate speech, misinformation, and disinformation every day? Are you inclined to spend a lot of money on products and services that an influencer recommends? It’s possible that centralized social media is to blame. It’s time! social media should be managed by people rather than corpo…



What’s your real thoughts about Threema guys? Terms of Privacy & Security? …


Self-sovereign identity they called it.

An effort for a linkable identity to follow you even across decentralized systems…

How to register FB/Insta without a phone number?

The disposable SMS sites haven’t worked so far, will I just have to buy some?..

In order to remotely help family and friends with iOS devices get a decent xmpp app up and running, I put together a few screenshots of the settings one needs to check after setting up an account in Siskin. …

Does KYC really rely on an I.P. Address?

I freelance for a living. Avoided a major freelancing site for a while but times are tight so I decided to finally take the plunge. …

A place to discuss privacy and freedom in the digital world.

Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

In this community everyone is welcome to post links and discuss topics related to privacy.

Some Rules

  • Posting a link to a website containing tracking isn’t great, if contents of the website are behind a paywall maybe copy them into the post
  • Don’t promote proprietary software
  • Try to keep things on topic
  • If you have a question, please try searching for previous discussions, maybe it has already been answered
  • Reposts are fine, but should have at least a couple of weeks in between so that the post can reach a new audience
  • Be nice :)

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