Popcorn Time was an instant hit when it launched just over a year ago: The video streaming service made BitTorrent piracy as easy as Netflix, but with far more content and none of those pesky monthly payments.
Privacy buffs looking for a way to thwart facial recognition systems may have found a solution. Tech company AVG Innovation Labs, has developed a pair of eyeglasses outfitted with infrared lights that can disrupt facial recognition software.
Sending an email message is like sending a postcard, says scientist Andy Yen in this thought-provoking talk: Anyone can read it.
American technology companies are losing business on a major scale.
The Undocumented Human Bitcoin Tour, will include stops in Mesa, Arizona, Los Angeles and Santa Cruz, California and Austin, Texas. The tour will be promoting the use of Bitcoin for the next generation. Alma Sommer and Brian Stith are both new parent
Rodolfo Novak (CEO/Founder Coinkite) features multi-signature, bank-grade security, developer's API and Bitcoin privacy - Michael Terpin (Founder/CEO Social Radius) on the Satoshi Roundtable Meeting - Erik Voorhees (MoneyAndState.com)
As earlier reported by Paul Joseph Watson of Infowars.com, certain models of Samsung's newest "smart" TVs include terms of service language and privacy policies that contain a shocking new warning. Users personal conversations will be recorded by the
The Feds have made their intentions known about conducting surveillance on a range of social media platforms covering everything from political speech, activist assembly, and even health. In tandem with corporate data harvesters, open public forums l
Drew Phillips (BitcoinNotBombs.Com) on broadcasting; FeenPhone, WatchMyBit.Com - Brian Sovryn (host of Soveryn Tech) talks about Sound Cloud, Dark Android - - Joseph Craig (Marketing Specialist at Private Internet Access) on peer to peer internet
The debate over online anonymity, and all the whistleblowers, trolls, anarchists, journalists and political dissidents it enables, is messy enough. It doesn't need the US government making up bogus statistics about how much that anonymity facilitat
After a three year court battle, New York State Supreme Court Judge Doris Ling-Cohan has ordered the New York City Police Department to release records on a secretive program that uses unmarked vans equipped with back scatter "naked body" X-ray m
A 36-year veteran of America's Intelligence Community, William Binney resigned from his position as Director for Global Communications Intelligence (COMINT) at the National Security Agency (NSA) and blew the whistle...
Brent Murray (Co-Founder and CPO of The Foot Hammock) comes on the show to talk about an invention for your feet - Jeremy Gillula (Staff Technologist @ Electronic Frontier Foundation) talks about privacy, innovation, and creativity in the digital wor
Among the files revealed to the jury were detailed journal logs dating back to 2010 when the Silk Road was just an idea for an "economic experiment." The journals document much more than that however, recounting Ross' apparent execution of a mu
Ross Ulbricht is standing trial in NYC. We want to send a news team to cover the rest of the trial...Everything we raise above our goal will be split 50/50 between the Free Ross Legal Defense Fund and ongoing media and activist efforts to bring atten
New Operations Lead Seamus O'Pearse is an attorney experienced in alternative online payment systems with 15 years of experience in digital currency businesses. Seamus was one of the earliest legal adopters of digital gold currency and has now embrac
Andreas Antonopoulos (Coder, Entrepreneur, Commentator, Speaker, Writer) comes on the show to discuss the debate between Cody Wilson and Bruce Fenton and their run for the Board of the Bitcoin Foundation
Paul Puey (Co-Counder of AirBitz.co) comes on the show to discuss bitcoin wallet anonymity, privacy, AirBitz wallet and business directory, The Bitcoin Bowl Game and CES 2015 perspective
Factom allows developing nations to create title records and unlocks $9 trillion in value for the poorest people.
Factom is a system for securing millions of realtime records in the blockchain with a single hash. Factom is a simple extension of the Bitcoin blockchain that lets you build faster, cost effective applications
White House, lawmakers exploit crisis to push for draconian data powers
General Info and Links: Full text of the bill can be found here. https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/4681 White House petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/protect-our-privacy-and-please-veto-hr-4681-aka-intellig
Next week we will release a comprehensive outline of how the Outernet broadcast will work and what it will contain. So far, we have used examples such as news, Wikipedia, Khan Academy, weather, and disaster information. No more examples.
I just had a chance to see the documentary about NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden. Citizenfour is an amazing look behind the scenes at the revelation that the National Security Agency has a number of programs for collecting and analyzing information
First things first: thank you! Over 2,000 people have pre-ordered Lantern and if you're one of them, we salute you. Lantern can now become a reality, but we have much more to do.
Paul Puey talks about bitcoin anonymity, security, privacy, and the need for the 'grandma just button'
Paul Rosenberg (Freeman's Perspective; Cryptohippie) on bitcoin/cryptocurrency privacy and security update, civil liberties, and freedom issues - Chirs Pacea (Lead Developer for Bitcoin Authenticator project; blogger at Bitcoin Not Bombs) on bitcoin
Brock Lorber (r3VOLutionary, economist, programmer, and friend) talks about his business move to Guatemala City: Both Brock and Ernest lost their fathers recently, and they share their experiences dealing with 'the system' (www.SocietyPro.org
The most shocking aspect of the crackdown against financial and electronic privacy is the lengths that Congress, the Treasury Department, the NSA, and now the Postal Service have gone to subvert our constitutional right to privacy.
A Circuit Court judge in Virginia has ruled that fingerprints are not protected by the Fifth Amendment, a decision that has clear privacy implications for fingerprint-protected devices like newer iPhones and iPads.