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Surveillance Report

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Episode 3

December 11, 2020

Nicholas Merrill, Founder of Calyx Institute - Full-Length Interview

Nicholas Merrill, notorious for challenging an FBI Gag Order and founder of the Calyx Institute--a privacy and digital rights organization. Tune in the full-length interview today on Techlore. Listen as a Podcast: https://techlore.tech/sr.html Calyx Hotspot Review: Coming Soon CalyxOS Review: https://youtu.be/heVNcdq2MKA Clips: 00:00 Introduction01:40 Internet Service Providers08:20 Cryptocurrencies12:08 Origins of the Calyx Institute28:20 Faith in the US System33:40 Calyx Institute Projects51:50 FOSS Business Models55:00 The FBI Gag Order Story01:27:45 Thoughts & Similarities to Edward Snowden01:31:22 Starlink!01:37:55 Final Words   Techlore Website: https://techlore.tech Surveillance Report Podcast: https://surveillance-report.castos.com/ LBRY.tv: https://lbry.tv/@techlore:3 PeerTube: https://tube.privacytools.io/accounts/techlore/video-channels   Support our mission to spread privacy:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/techlore Amazon Support Affiliate Link: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer20170928875   Connect with our communities:Twitter: https://twitter.com/techloreistaken Discord Server: https://discord.gg/74WhF9C Matrix Room: https://matrix.to/#/#techlore:matrix.org Telegram Channel/Group: https://t.me/techloreofficial #calyx #calyxinstitute #privacy ...

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Episode 26

December 08, 2020

Amazon Now Has Its Dystopia! - Surveillance Report 26

Ledger Nano Wallet: https://shop.ledger.com/pages/ledger-nano-x?r=aa86Trezor Wallet: https://shop.trezor.io/?offer_id=10&aff_id=5536Techlore Support Methods: https://techlore.tech/support.html Bitwarden vs KeePass: https://youtu.be/R6b1WasXxBsTechlore Android/iOS Guides: https://techlore.tech/resources.html 00:00 Introduction00:38 Companies07:50 Research09:54 Politics13:56 FOSS16:24 Misfits Techlore Website: https://techlore.techSurveillance Report Podcast: https://surveillance-report.castos.com/LBRY.tv: https://lbry.tv/@techlore:3PeerTube: https://tube.privacytools.io/accounts/techlore/video-channels Support our mission to spread privacy:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/techloreAmazon Support Affiliate Link: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer20170928875 Connect with our communities:Twitter: https://twitter.com/techloreistakenDiscord Server: https://discord.gg/74WhF9CMatrix Room: https://matrix.to/#/#techlore:matrix.orgTelegram Channel/Group: https://t.me/techloreofficial CompaniesApple Big SurVideo coming soon Microsoft https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/nov/26/microsoft-productivity-score-feature-criticised-workplace-surveillancehttps://www.geekwire.com/2020/microsoft-will-remove-user-names-productivity-score-feature-privacy-backlash/ Googlehttps://www.theverge.com/2020/11/19/21574451/android-rcs-encryption-message-end-to-end-betahttps://www.gstatic.com/messages/papers/messages_e2ee.pdf Browsershttps://www.zdnet.com/article/starting-next-year-chrome-extensions-will-show-what-data-they-collect-from-users/https://venturebeat.com/2020/11/17/mozilla-firefox-83/https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/jybx2w/uh_why_is_firefox_showing_me_sponsored_links_in/https://brave.com/android-binance-widget/ Otherhttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/amazon-sidewalk-will-create-entire-smart-neighborhoods-faq-ble-900-mhz/https://bitcoinexchangeguide.com/crypto-wallet-trezor-incorporates-tor-switch-in-its-desktop-app-for-increased-privacy/https://www.reddit.com/r/tutanota/comments/k3sfs5/in_englisch_court_forces_mail_provider_tutanota/https://www.reinsurancene.ws/general-motors-launches-onstar-insurance-services/ ResearchIOThttps://www.zdnet.com/article/lidarphone-attack-converts-smart-vacuums-into-microphones/https://www.cyberscoop.com/smart-doorbells-amazon-ebay-ncc-vulnerabilities/ Otherhttps://www.zdnet.com/article/the-worst-passwords-of-2020-show-we-are-as-lazy-about-security-as-ever/https://www.sciencealert.com/only-a-small-fraction-of-the-dark-web-is-being-used-for-hidden-activity-study-finds PoliticsUSAhttps://www.theregister.com/2020/11/18/us_iot_security/https://www.vice.com/en/article/jgqm5x/us-military-location-data-xmode-locate-xhttps://www.vice.com/en/article/m7agpa/irs-location-data-venntel-contracthttps://techcrunch.com/2020/12/01/massachusetts-votes-to-pass-statewide-police-ban-on-facial-recognition/https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/police-jackson-mississippi-want-access-live-home-security-video-alarming-n1249566https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/12/02/technology-202-aclu-sues-dhs-over-purchase-cellphone-location-data-used-track-immigrants/ Brazilhttps://www.zdnet.com/article/data-of-243-million-brazilians-exposed-online-via-website-source-code/ Canadahttps://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/privacy-bill-bains-fines-1.5804779 Australiahttps://techcrunch.com/2020/11/24/australia-spy-agencies-covid-19-app-data/ FOSShttps://github.blog/2020-11-16-standing-up-for-developers-youtube-dl-is-back/https://www.safetydetectives.com/blog/announcement-tops/https://coveryourtracks.eff.org/https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/23/gimp_turns_25/https://puri.sm/posts/librem-5-mass-production-phone-has-begun-shipping/ Misfitshttps://www.fox26houston.com/news/nearly-28-million-licensed-texas-drivers-hit-by-data-breachhttps://threatpost.com/millions-hotel-guests-worldwide-data-leak/161044/ ...

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Episode 25

November 15, 2020

Apple & MacOS Big Sur Spy on Every App!? - Surveillance Report 25

Checkout SimpleLogin: https://simplelogin.io/?slref=techlore%3EHelp support us on Patron: https://patreon.com/techloreOther methods of support: https://techlore.tech/support.html Welcome to the Techlore Surveillance Report, a weekly security and privacy news roundup to keep you up to speed on important updates in our digital world. Uploaded every weekend! Zoom Security/Privacy Video: https://youtu.be/K1TsmPY1fNISimpleLogin Review Video: https://youtu.be/JMWfsOVrDkw Techlore Website: https://techlore.techSurveillance Report Podcast: https://surveillance-report.castos.com/LBRY.tv: https://lbry.tv/@techlore:3PeerTube: https://tube.privacytools.io/accounts/techlore/video-channels Support our mission to spread privacy:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/techloreAmazon Support Affiliate Link: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer20170928875 Connect with our communities:Twitter: https://twitter.com/techloreistakenDiscord Server: https://discord.gg/74WhF9CMatrix Room: https://matrix.to/#/#techlore:matrix.orgTelegram Channel/Group: https://t.me/techloreofficial Companieshttps://www.theregister.com/2020/11/14/google_android_data_allowance/https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/11/zoom-lied-to-users-about-end-to-end-encryption-for-years-ftc-says/ Researchhttps://sneak.berlin/20201112/your-computer-isnt-yours/ Politicshttps://www.axios.com/report-swiss-government-dark-cia-front-company-9b9ecf75-a321-4c30-85da-29b42d5c68f4.html FOSShttps://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/11/introducing-how-fix-internet-new-podcast-eff Misfitshttps://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/trump-lawsuit-site-to-report-rejected-votes-leaked-voter-data/#surveillance #privacy #news ...

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Episode 24

November 08, 2020

Google Got a VPN! - Surveillance Report 24

Help support us on Patron: https://patreon.com/techloreOther methods of support: https://techlore.tech/support.html Welcome to the Techlore Surveillance Report, a weekly security and privacy news roundup to keep you up to speed on important updates in our digital world. Uploaded every weekend! Techlore Website: https://techlore.techSurveillance Report Podcast: https://surveillance-report.castos.com/LBRY.tv: https://lbry.tv/@techlore:3PeerTube: https://tube.privacytools.io/accounts/techlore/video-channels Support our mission to spread privacy:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/techloreAmazon Support Affiliate Link: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer20170928875 Connect with our communities:Twitter: https://twitter.com/techloreistakenDiscord Server: https://discord.gg/74WhF9CMatrix Room: https://matrix.to/#/#techlore:matrix.orgTelegram Channel/Group: https://t.me/techloreofficial Companieshttps://www.engadget.com/google-one-vpn-191231627.htmlhttps://www.zdnet.com/article/zoom-to-roll-out-end-to-end-encrypted-e2ee-calls/https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-releases-chromium-based-edge-preview-for-linux/https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/05/whatsapp-now-lets-you-post-disappearing-messages-which-go-away-after-7-days/https://www.dexerto.com/gaming/ps4-players-furious-after-8-00-update-records-private-party-chats-1432578/ Researchhttps://www.zdnet.com/article/seven-mobile-browsers-vulnerable-to-address-bar-spoofing-attacks/https://www.zdnet.com/article/heres-how-many-americans-still-secretly-use-their-exs-passwords/ Politicshttps://www.zdnet.com/article/five-eyes-governments-india-and-japan-make-new-call-for-encryption-backdoors/https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/11/police-will-pilot-program-live-stream-amazon-ring-camerashttps://www.engadget.com/portland-maine-facial-recognition-ban-102520333.htmlhttps://www.cnet.com/news/prop-24-passes-in-california-pushing-privacy-rights-to-the-forefront-again/https://www.cnet.com/news/china-launches-high-tech-bird-drones-to-watch-over-its-citizens/ FOSShttps://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=KDE-Plasma-5.20-Releasedhttps://www.winehq.org/announce/5.20https://betanews.com/2020/10/15/how-to-install-windows-calculator-linux/https://www.openbsd.org/68.htmlhttps://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2020/10/2020-10-23-RIAA.mdhttps://torrentfreak.com/riaas-youtube-dl-takedown-ticks-of-developers-and-githubs-ceo-201027/ Misfits https://twitter.com/mshelton/status/1318303047647309824https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/22/trump-twitter-hacked-dutch-researcher-passwordhttps://techcrunch.com/2020/10/27/trumps-campaign-website-hacked-by-cryptocurrency-scammers/https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/10/popular-chromium-ad-blockers-caught-stealing-user-data-and-accessing-accounts/#surveillance #privacy #news ...

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Episode 23

October 11, 2020

Tutanota Pressured Into Backdoor & Fought! - Surveillance Report 23

Checkout ProtonMail: https://proton.go2cloud.org/SHAo Patreon: https://patreon.com/techlore Welcome to the Techlore Surveillance Report, a weekly security and privacy news roundup to keep you up to speed on important updates in our digital world. Uploaded every weekend! Techlore Website: https://techlore.techSurveillance Report Podcast: https://surveillance-report.castos.com/LBRY.tv: https://lbry.tv/@techlore:3 Support our mission to spread privacy:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/techloreAmazon Support Affiliate Link: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer20170928875Merchandise: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/techlore/ Connect with our communities:Twitter: https://twitter.com/techloreistakenDiscord Server: https://discord.gg/74WhF9CMatrix Room: https://matrix.to/#/#techlore:matrix.orgTelegram Channel: https://t.me/techloreofficialTelegram Group: https://t.me/techloregroup   Companies https://www.forbes.com/sites/carlypage/2020/10/02/hm-hit-with-record-breaking-gdpr-fine-over-illegal-employee-surveillance/#1381372815ab https://www.heise.de/news/Mailanbieter-Tutanota-Staatsanwaltschaft-wollte-Chef-in-Beugehaft-nehmen-4908806.html https://electrek.co/2020/10/04/tesla-hacker-driver-facing-camera-looking-for/   Research https://www.cyberark.com/resources/threat-research-blog/anti-virus-vulnerabilities-who-s-guarding-the-watch-tower https://samcurry.net/hacking-apple/   Politics US https://www.vice.com/en/article/qj479d/irs-investigation-location-data-no-warrant-venntel https://www.cnet.com/news/google-is-giving-data-to-police-based-on-search-keywords-court-docs-show/   Global https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/06/ecj-limits-government-spying-on-citizens-mobile-and-internet-data-.html https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/ai-cameras-london-social-distancing-rules-a4566446.html https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/09/tiktok-pakistan-ban/   FOSS https://nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-hub-20-debuts-dashboard-unifies-search-and-notifications-integrates-with-other-technologies/ https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/fsf-at-35-join-us-in-celebrating-the-incredible-community   Misfits https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/357291 ...

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Episode 22

October 04, 2020

Privacy & Security News (2 MONTHS GALORE) - Surveillance Report 22

Support us on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer20170928875 Patreon: https://patreon.com/techlore Welcome to the Techlore Surveillance Report, a weekly security and privacy news roundup to keep you up to speed on important updates in our digital world. Uploaded every weekend! Techlore Website: https://techlore.techSurveillance Report Podcast: https://surveillance-report.castos.com/LBRY.tv: https://lbry.tv/@techlore:3 Support our mission to spread privacy:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/techloreAmazon Support Affiliate Link: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer20170928875Merchandise: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/techlore/ Connect with our communities:Twitter: https://twitter.com/techloreistakenDiscord Server: https://discord.gg/74WhF9CMatrix Room: https://matrix.to/#/#techlore:matrix.orgTelegram Channel: https://t.me/techloreofficialTelegram Group: https://t.me/techloregroup Companies Facebook https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8747541/Facebook-accused-watching-Instagram-users-mobile-cameras.html https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/13/instagram-delete-photos-messages-servers/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-12/facebook-s-instagram-targeted-in-new-lawsuit-over-biometrics https://9to5google.com/2020/08/05/oneplus-phones-will-ship-with-facebook-services-that-cant-be-removed/   TikTok https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/27/technology/tiktok-ban-ruling-app.html   Zoom https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/08/11/cybersecurity-202-zoom-sued-by-consumer-group-misrepresenting-its-encryption-protections/ https://mazinahmed.net/blog/hacking-zoom/   Amazon https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Amazon-Mit-Geheimdienst-Methoden-gegen-Gewerkschafter-und-kritische-Politiker-4883605.html https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/9/21429635/amazon-keith-alexander-board-of-directors-nsa-cyber-command   Cars https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/18/aws_toyota_alliance/ https://electrek.co/2020/08/27/tesla-hack-control-over-entire-fleet/ https://ia.acs.org.au/content/ia/article/2020/tesla-employee-turns-down--us1m-bribe-.html   Mozilla https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/11/21363424/mozilla-layoffs-quarter-staff-250-people-new-revenue-focus http://calpaterson.com/mozilla.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/sources-mozilla-extends-its-google-search-deal/ New Android App   Brave https://brave.com/sync-v2/ https://brave.com/swag-store-update/   Other https://www.vice.com/en/article/akzyq5/private-equity-firm-blackstone-bought-ancestry-dna-company-for-billions Research https://thehackernews.com/2020/08/a-team-of-academic-researcherswho.html (https://revolte-attack.net/media/revolte_camera_ready.pdf) https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/05/crocodile-hunter-4g-stingray-cell/ https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/02/grindr-account-hijack-flaw/  https://research.checkpoint.com/2020/amazons-alexa-hacked/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-themes-can-be-abused-to-steal-windows-passwords/ https://www.usenix.org/system/files/soups2020-bird.pdf https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/gl-security/security-operations/gl-redteam/red-team-tech-notes/-/tree/master/firefox-android-2020 (https://thehackernews.com/2020/09/firefox-android-wifi-hacking.html)  https://www.cnet.com/health/facial-recognition-designed-to-detect-around-face-masks-is-failing-study-finds/ (https://pages.nist.gov/frvt/html/frvt_facemask.html) Politics Negative Domestic US Spying (Location Data) https://www.vice.com/en/article/k7qyv3/customs-border-protection-venntel-location-data-dhs https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-government-contractor-embedded-software-in-apps-to-track-phones-11596808801 https://gizmodo.com/secret-service-bought-access-to-americans-location-data-1844752501   (Facial Recognition) https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/26/21402978/clearview-ai-ceo-interview-2400-police-agencies-facial-recognition https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/sensors/remote-sensing/cops-smart-street-lights https://www.vice.com/en/article/m7jzbb/dhs-admits-facial-recognition-photos-were-hacked-released-on-dark-web   (Other) https://www.businessinsider.com/apple-fbi-icloud-investigation-seattle-protester-arson-2020-9 https://www.cnet.com/news/homeland-security-details-new-tools-for-extracting-device-data-at-us-borders/ https://www.vice.com/en/article/jgxanx/lawmakers-california-dmv-selling-data https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/trump-pushes-to-reap-biometric-data-from-immigrants-americans   Positive Domestic US Spying https://onezero.medium.com/portland-passes-groundbreaking-ban-on-facial-recognition-in-stores-banks-restaurants-and-more-571a9f06229d https://www.vice.com/en/article/g5p9z3/amazon-spent-dollar24000-to-kill-portlands-facial-recognition-ban https://www.yahoo.com/news/court-rules-nsa-phone-snooping-181157311.html   China https://www.zdnet.com/article/china-is-now-blocking-all-encrypted-https-traffic-using-tls-1-3-and-esni/   Civilized Countries https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/08/police-use-of-facial-recognition-violates-human-rights-uk-court-rules/ https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/10/ireland-to-reportedly-order-facebook-to-stop-sending-eu-user-data-to-us.html FOSS Microsoft https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-developers-these-are-our-biggest-and-best-open-source-projects/ ( ...

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