The Blog — Digital Security
While Internet, mobile, and landline communication in Syria has been shutdown, Movements.org resources are available to bypass blockages.
MobileActive provides a detailed resource for browsing the web anonymously on your mobile phone.
MobileActive, an organization who works to connect people, organizations, and resources using mobile technology for social change, has released a new guide for using Facebook safely and effectively on your mobile phone.
Episode 4 from Ono Robot, "Safe Surfing": The internet is full of information from various sources and on many websites. ONO thinks this is wonderful but he is also very aware that not everybody can gain access to all of these all the time. In episode 4, ONO explores how in some places, internet users find it very difficult or risky to access certain online content. ONO will let you in on a robot secret, the power of disguise. He'll show you how to take control of your surfing and how to stay anonymous online.
Today we are sharing Episode 3 of the Onorobot series on digital security, "Safe Email".
Tactical Tech and Front Line have created a new video project: Survival in the Digital Age. It's a set of animated films which aims to raise awareness about the threats against freedom of information and expression for activists and independent
journalists. The films follow the adventures of a robot called ONO who can see the layers behind information and reveal to viewers the kinds of digital traces they might be leaving behind and how their activities can
be tracked and monitored. The 5 episodes also provide advice on tools and tactics that campaigners can start using to protect their identity and their communications and data. The first three films are online at
Pidder allows activists to create their own secure and closed social networks.
“My Name Is Me” is a campaign for the freedom to "be yourself online". The organizers want people to be able to identify themselves as they wish, rather than being forced to choose names by social networking websites and other online service providers.
The world’s worst online oppressors are using an array of tactics, some reflecting astonishing levels of sophistication, others reminiscent of old-school techniques. From China’s high-level malware attacks to Syria’s brute-force imprisonments, this may be only the dawn of online oppression.