Encrypted Internet traffic on the rise following Snowden revelations

By Shawn Knight ยท 10 replies
May 19, 2014
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  1. Canadian broadband management company Sandvine has released its bi-annual Global Internet Phenomena Report. It's typically used by service providers, regulatory agencies, media outlets, financial analysts and research institutions to gauge all sorts of metrics but as TorrentFreak points out, another...

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  2. Mike Steele

    Mike Steele TS Enthusiast Posts: 37   +6

    How are they encrypting it? I'm not sure what a lot of these things do. CyberGhost, DNSCrypt, HTTPS Everywhere, OpenVPN. Other than TOR what are some of the options?
  3. Rippleman

    Rippleman TS Evangelist Posts: 811   +371

    I wish I was exciting enough to be spied on...
  4. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,372   +69

    It seems that firefox can be rigged to intercept a web request before it goes to https. You don't know what it's using anymore. It no longer says http nor https.
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,713   +3,688

    Click the icon to the left of the address and find out which one it is. That detail has been changed to a graphical depiction.
    tonylukac and Burty117 like this.
  6. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,736   +3,757

    Are you affiliated with any non-left political parties/movements? If so, you just became "exciting".
  7. Non-left ? wtf is that? I thought right wing parties were "right" and can do no wrong mainstream bs liars.
    and lefties, were those whose ideas are classed as, insane, transparent, public wishes.

    It isn't about being "interesting enough" to be spied on. Its about the public now being paranoid, that the government entities are paranoid, enough to think that we are so paranoid, about the things they are paranoid about, that we need them to be paranoid enough, to take control of our paranoid lives, to compromise our windows, linux, ios7 and android, to further make us paranoid, yet apparently safer.
    The Paranoid Paradox. To be free is to live by rules in a box.
  8. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,736   +3,757

    Apparently, it's a very confusing allusion.
  9. Hell, I even encrypt stuff on my pc that I dont intend to upload anywhere, anything personal that I have gets into a truecrypt container which on mount only when needed
    Not only I dont trust any cloud service anymore, I dont trust my own pc
  10. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,736   +3,757

    Have you considered couples therapy?
  11. dms96960

    dms96960 TS Addict Posts: 297   +59

    CYUI:F *E$n%*(gDDO-
    cliffordcooley likes this.

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