Surveillance Self-Defense: Tips, Tools & How-To’s for Safer Online Communications

Year of production: 2020

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A guide (collection of resources) to protecting yourself from electronic surveillance for people all over the world. Some aspects of this guide will be useful to people with very little technical knowledge, while others are aimed at an audience with considerable technical expertise and privacy/security trainers.
SSD includes step-by-step tutorials for installing and using a variety of privacy and security tools but also aims to teach people how to think about online privacy and security in a sophisticated way that empowers them to choose appropriate tools and practices even as the tools and adversaries change around them.


Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Frontier Foundation is a donor-funded US 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that defends civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. EFF uses the unique expertise of leading technologists, activists, and attorneys in our efforts to defend free speech online, fight illegal surveillance, advocate for users and innovators, and support freedom-enhancing technologies. EFF advises policymakers and educates the press and the public through comprehensive analysis, educational guides, activist workshops, and more.