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Least Authority hosted a workshop with Simply Secure at Internet Freedom Festival 2018.

Anamika Ved and Eileen Wagner on April 4, 2018

Least Authority along with Simply Secure hosted a workshop ‘Communicating the importance of privacy’ during the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) held from March 5-9, 2018 in Valencia, Spain. IFF brings together journalists, activists, technologists, policy advocates, digital safety trainers, and designers around the world. This one-of-a-kind gathering in the Internet Freedom community gave us an opportunity to get people talking about how the “privacy” message should be delivered. The...

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"Privacy For Everyone" - a conference by Least Authority, Zcash Company and Dekrypt Capital

Least Authority on December 6, 2017

Dear friends of Least Authority, Together with The Zcash Company (our sibling company) and Dekrypt Capital we are hosting a conference: “Privacy For Everyone” Date: January 3, 2018 Location: Spreewerkstätten Am Krögel 2, 10179 Berlin We will bring together leaders in the field of digital privacy to discuss how to broaden the understanding of privacy as a social and collective value in our technology. We want to explore how we can address the current and developing challenges in the age of...

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Privacy and Security by design is a crucial step for privacy protection.

Anamika Ved on July 24, 2017

In just 10 months from now, companies headquartered in an EU country and all organizations that process data on EU residents will have to comply with the requirements of the GDPR - the EU General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR approved by the EU Parliament on 14th April 2016, is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy. GDPR, which will take effect...

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Debunking the “Nothing-to-Hide” Rhetoric

Anamika Ved on May 17, 2017

A few months ago, Least Authority ran user-testing sessions to get a sense of what our potential users think about our products - S4, our current Amazon S3 based application of Tahoe-LAFS and Gridsync, our forthcoming graphical user interface for S4 and Tahoe-LAFS. In addition to getting valuable feedback, it was interesting to hear diverse perspectives on the questions of data security, privacy, and surveillance. One of the viewpoints that stuck with us was “I don’t care about privacy. I’ve...

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