Surveillance Report

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The Digital Fight in Ukraine - Surveillance Report 77

Episode 77

February 28, 2022

The Digital Fight in Ukraine - Surveillance Report 77

Ukraine has serious cyber news, a surveillance firm says apple is “phenomenal” for law enforcement, and lots more privacy & security news. Welcome to the Surveillance Report - featuring Techlore & The New Oil to keep you updated on the newest security & privacy news.   Support The Podcast The New Oil Crypto Support: https://thenewoil.org/support.html Techlore Crypto Support: https://techlore.tech/support The New Oil Support Methods: https://thenewoil.org/links.html Techlore Support Methods: https://techlore.tech/support   Timestamps SR77 Sources: https://github.com/techlore/channel-content/blob/master/Surveillance%20Report%20Sources/SR77.md 00:00 Introduction00:23 Our Self-Promo!00:40 Highlight Story (Ukraine!)09:39 Data Breaches14:40 Companies18:22 Research26:18 Politics32:34 FOSS35:58 Misfits37:25 Our Self-Promo!   Main Sites Techlore Website: https://techlore.tech The New Oil Website: https://thenewoil.org/ Surveillance Report Podcast: https://www.surveillancereport.tech/ ...

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What Fresh Hell is Google Planning for Android? - SR76

Episode 76

February 21, 2022

What Fresh Hell is Google Planning for Android? - SR76

Google is bringing their Privacy Sandbox to Android, Meta/Facebook is settling a nearly 10-year old lawsuit, states are abusing facial recognition and DNA data, and much more. Welcome to the Surveillance Report - featuring Techlore & The New Oil to keep you updated on the newest security & privacy news.   Support The Podcast Orange Kickback link: https://affiliate.orangewebsite.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=10799 The New Oil Support Methods: https://thenewoil.org/links.html Techlore Support Methods: https://techlore.tech/support   Timestamps SR76 Sources: https://github.com/techlore/channel-content/blob/master/Surveillance%20Report%20Sources/SR76.md 00:00 Introduction00:32 Our Self-Promo!01:31 Highlight Story (Google's 'Privacy' Sandbox)04:44 Data Breaches09:26 Companies13:46 Research15:07 Politics24:08 FOSS25:56 Misfits29:12 Our Self-Promo!   Main Sites Techlore Website: https://techlore.tech The New Oil Website: https://thenewoil.org/ Surveillance Report Podcast: https://www.surveillancereport.tech/ ...

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Here's Why DNS Matters w/ John Todd from Quad9

Episode 75.5

February 15, 2022

Here's Why DNS Matters w/ John Todd from Quad9

Why does DNS matter for privacy, security, freedom, and the internet? We are thrilled to bring on John Todd from Quad9 to give us the inside scoop on DNS and how important it is for all of us.   Quad9: https://quad9.net/ Dr Paul Vixie: https://www.farsightsecurity.com/about-farsight-security/team/vixie/ Quad9 Blog: https://quad9.net/news/blog Quad9 Donation Page: https://www.paypal.com/donate?token=KCPcRNowmH1fHS0O0kIM2OdnaiKH3wOaqZnBVC3eGBgrK3K0M7W9dt1So5QE3Ersq_ZRDDY9c9I04yZS   00:00 Introduction00:21 History of Quad906:57 What is DNS?09:48 What is a "recursive" DNS?13:05 Why does DNS matter?19:52 DNS & enforcing content policies20:59 Why should listeners change their default DNS?23:28 What makes Quad9 different and why should listeners consider Quad9?24:59 What is Quad9's business/funding model?29:03 DoH vs DoT36:35 John Todd's 7 DNS/tech predictions for 202237:39 Prediction 2: How can DNS help mitigate or prevent cyberattack?42:37 DNS stability vs security44:11 Prediction 6: What does the future of privacy regulation hold?47:00 Additional thoughts& comments48:38 Quad9 vs the Courts (and how you can help!) ...

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The CIA is (illegally!) Spying on Americans - SR75

Episode 75

February 14, 2022

The CIA is (illegally!) Spying on Americans - SR75

The CIA is spying on Americans, Meta (Facebook) threatens to pull from the EU, Signal has a new phone number feature, ProtonMail conducted a security test, and a lot more! (Very long week) Welcome to the Surveillance Report - featuring Techlore & The New Oil to keep you updated on the newest security & privacy news. ANNOUNCEMENT: Henry does not have a video or a decent microphone this week, nor will he be joining next week. Thanks for working with us.   Support The Podcast ProtonMail Kickback link: https://go.getproton.me/aff_c?offer_id=26&aff_id=1182&url_id=267 The New Oil Support Methods: https://thenewoil.org/links.html Techlore Support Methods: https://techlore.tech/support   Timestamps SR75 Sources: https://github.com/techlore/channel-content/blob/master/Surveillance%20Report%20Sources/SR75.md 00:00 Introduction00:22 Our Self-Promo!01:17 Highlight Story (CIA Spying on American Citizens)06:06 Data Breaches10:19 Companies25:01 Research30:45 Politics41:30 FOSS47:35 Misfits55:57 Our Self-Promo!   Main Sites Techlore Website: https://techlore.tech The New Oil Website: https://thenewoil.org/ Surveillance Report Podcast: https://www.surveillancereport.tech/ ...

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The Future of Monero & Private Money w/ Douglas Tuman

Episode 74.5

February 08, 2022

The Future of Monero & Private Money w/ Douglas Tuman

We're pleased to present Douglas Tuman from MoneroTalk to discuss the future of Monero, Private Money, Digital Cash, Cryptocurrency, Privacy, and more! MoneroTalk - https://www.monerotalk.live/ MoneroTopia, Go if you can! - https://monerotopia.com/ MoneroTalk Interview with Henry - https://www.monerotalk.live/techlore-on-why-he-recommends-monero-as-a-privacy-tool Douglas Tuman Twitter: https://twitter.com/douglastuman Douglas Tuman Website: https://y.at/%F0%9F%97%BD%F0%9F%8E%A4%F0%9F%92%B5   Support The Podcast The New Oil Support Methods: https://thenewoil.org/links.html Techlore Support Methods: https://techlore.tech/support   Timestamps 00:00 Introduction00:51 Why did you run for congress and what was it like?05:50 Is Bitcoin anonymous?07:23 Why do people think Bitcoin is anonymous?09:43 How does Monero differ from Bitcoin?11:13 Is there incentive to use Bitcoin over Monero for privacy?12:36 Do you see crypto as a technology or an investment?14:37 What's your story surrounding Monero?17:54 Can Bitcoin accomplish what Monero does?19:55 Are there projects that compete or beat Monero's privacy?23:12 How does Monero compare to shielded Zcash? 24:45 How can we confirm Monero is safe?28:54 How are you involved in the Monero world?31:36 How does privacy fit into the cryptocurrency world?32:46 Why do you value privacy and why is it important to you?40:22 What are some of your favorite privacy tools?44:23 Favorite privacy tools rapid questions!45:20 What's Monerotopia?48:04 Final Discussions!   Main Sites Techlore Website: https://techlore.tech The New Oil Website: https://thenewoil.org/ Surveillance Report Podcast: https://www.surveillancereport.tech/ ...

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A nail in the coffin as NordVPN & Surfshark merge... - Surveillance Report 74

Episode 74

February 07, 2022

A nail in the coffin as NordVPN & Surfshark merge... - Surveillance Report 74

NordVPN & Surfshark have merged, Facebook has taken a massive hit, the EARN IT bill has returned, exciting FOSS news, and more! Welcome to the Surveillance Report - featuring Techlore & The New Oil to keep you updated on the newest security & privacy news.   Support The Podcast SimpleLogin Kickback link: https://simplelogin.io/?slref=techlore%3E The New Oil Support Methods: https://thenewoil.org/links.html Techlore Support Methods: https://techlore.tech/support   Timestamps SR74 Sources: https://github.com/techlore/channel-content/blob/master/Surveillance%20Report%20Sources/SR74.md 00:00 Introduction00:20 Our Self-Promo!0:53 Highlight Story (NordVPN & Surfshark Merger)3:37 Data Breaches11:18 Companies18:06 Research20:07 Politics31:27 FOSS34:26 Misfits37:12 Our Self-Promo!   Main Sites Techlore Website: https://techlore.tech The New Oil Website: https://thenewoil.org/ Surveillance Report Podcast: https://www.surveillancereport.tech/ ...

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