LFI Course Materials/Week 16: Advanced privacy tools
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Week 17: Advanced privacy tools
- Real time lecture: August 17th 10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern
This week we're going to talk about all things Tor, including the browser, relays, and other software that uses Tor protocols.
- Here's something I wrote about Tor Browser in libraries all the way back in 2015: https://digitalhumanities.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/u31/TorBrowser.pdf
- Some background on one of our early newsmaking victories: the Tor relay we set up in New Hampshire that DHS tried to shut down: https://slate.com/technology/2015/09/how-new-hampshire-s-lebanon-libraries-fought-back-against-dhs-fearmongering-about-tor.html https://www.theverge.com/2015/9/16/9341409/library-tor-encryption-privacy https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/09/16/440848324/n-h-public-library-resumes-its-support-of-tor-network https://www.propublica.org/article/library-support-anonymous-internet-browsing-effort-stops-after-dhs-email
- Slidedeck from this week: https://share.riseup.net/#CvTXKJqNwJHyNaQ5TSNcMw
- What was your experience like downloading and using Tor Browser?
- How can you make use of Tor in your library?
- What talking points can we use to make the case for Tor Browser and Tor Relays in libraries?
- Discussion forum, small group work, weekly final project checkins with Alison, and roadmap completion on wiki