LFI Course Materials 2020/Week five
- Real time lecture April 6th 11 Pacific/2 Eastern on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/9129428892 (Please note: This lecture will not be recorded at the lecturers request)
Quarantining means our lives -- work, school, social -- have collapsed into each other, mediated entirely by online platforms like Zoom, Skype, or Gotomeeting. What do we need to know about the privacy concerns presented by these platforms? And what alternatives exist? This week, Lindsay Oliver of Electronic Frontier Foundation joins us to discuss navigating the
- What you should know about online tools during the COVID-19 crisis (by Lindsay Oliver) https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/what-you-should-know-about-online-tools-during-covid-19-crisis
- Advocacy group calls on Zoom to release transparency report: https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2020/3/19/21186152/zoom-transparency-report-access-now-advocacy-group
- New York attorney general looks into Zoom's privacy practices: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/30/technology/new-york-attorney-general-zoom-privacy.html
- Zoom meetings aren't end-to-end encrypted: https://theintercept.com/2020/03/31/zoom-meeting-encryption/
- Harden your Zoom settings to protect privacy and avoid trolls: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/04/harden-your-zoom-settings-protect-your-privacy-and-avoid-trolls
Lindsay Oliver, EFF's Activism Project Manager: https://www.eff.org/about/staff/lindsay-oliver
- How can we use threat modeling to advise people about the safety of online collaboration tools?
- How can we introduce alternative platforms to our communities?
- Lecture, readings, discussion forum, and final project work