Enemy of the [Surveillance] State

02 - How Encryption Protects Privacy and Why You Should Use It For Everything

February 21, 2020

This week, I discuss encryption and how it protects your privacy. I also discuss the War on Encryption and the types of encryption I recommend you use and the types I recommend you avoid.

Sound clips used in this episode come from the following: 

The Daily Conversation March 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjvX5zq7BXg 

March 2013 Senator Wyden Questions ODNI Clapper 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwiUVUJmGjs 

Links to the services I discuss and recommend in this week's episode:

Signal text app

ProtonMail

SpiderOak

(I did not name this in the episode, but for encrypting hard drives, USB sticks, and more try VeraCrypt)

And for anyone who wants to learn more about Linux, I use Ubuntu Linux on all my computers. 

 

Enemy of the [Surveillance] State is written, produced, and narrated by C. Mitchell Shaw.

Theme song was created by Michael Leavitt.

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