from HACK*BLOSSOM: A DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity – Take control of your digital spaces.
Media Circus: Metadata Edition
NB: updated 2015/02/23 with links (below) re Abbott’s counter-terrorism czar announcement
I agree with LDP Senator David Leyonhjelm on something!
What news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?
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This is a reality, and it doesn’t go away if we don’t talk about it.
s.e.smith has an important and powerful post up at Tiger Beatdown regarding our collective habit of silence about the hate mail bloggers receive.
Repost/Crosspost: because this PSA is still needed: “Can I talk to you?” troll
If you have recently received a random message or contact from an unknown person containing text similar to the title, it may be a troll.
Tech Tip: is your domestic WiFi secured?
Do you know how to check whether your home wireless internet service is secured or open for your neighbours to use, and if it’s not secured do you know how to make it secure?
Phishing scam alert: “Your tax refund is here. Very important!”
I just received an email from “firstname.lastname@example.org” – this is a dummy email address that resolves to the phisher’s domain.
ObTrollWrangling: On Deserving New Chances
The problem with Paul’s activities is him presenting that persona as having had fictional abuse problems that he knows are common shared histories amongst the group of women he is contacting, and asking those people for advice as if he is a real life troubled young woman. Anyone who doesn’t see that this is creepy as fuck needs to spend a great deal of thinking time on the matter.