Encrypted Internet traffic on the rise following Snowden revelations

Shawn Knight

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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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Mike Steele

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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?


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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.


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.


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