Technology

Peak Civ: A Dino-Chicken In Every Pot

"This isn’t an unfamiliar story: the colonizers celebrating their bloodthirsty hubris by displaying the last of a species or society as a living curiosity to the world they destroyed." These days good news is great...

Horizontal Hostility Podcast Episode 3: Zizek, Brain chips, Facebook, And The Gap Between Our...

Listen and Download Here In this episode four of the five hosts use a recent interview where Slavoj Zizek discusses brain interface technology as a launching point to talk about the radical potentials, dangers, and philosophical...

May Day, Social Media, Organizing, and Things to Keep in Mind

The internet has changed many of the ways we share information, it's fast and dirty and leaves a lot of the nuance out of it. As events; demos, fundraisers, discussions etc. are planned less...

Protecting Your Privacy In The Age Trump, Especially if you’re LGBTQIA+

On March 28th, Congress passed a law, which Trump is expected to sign, that will allow your ISP to collect your data and sell it to literally anyone. For many people, this is more...

Burner Phones and Encryption: A User’s Guide

A burner phone is a single-use phone, unattached to your identity, which can theoretically be used to communicate anonymously in situations where communications may be monitored. Whether or not using a burner phone is...

Cameras Everywhere, Safety Nowhere: Why Police Body Cameras Won’t Make Us Safer

We know that police violence is a real problem in the US, and it makes sense that people are strategizing ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from being assaulted or murdered by...

End-to-End Encryption 101 : And do the Vault 7 Revelations Mean Encryption Is Useless?

If you’ve used the internet at any point since May 2013, you’ve probably heard that you should use encrypted communications. Edward Snowden’s revelation that the National Security Agency logs all of our calls, texts,...

Horizontal Hostility: New Anarchist Podcast Mixing Technology, Ethical Philosophy and Shit Talk

Horizontal Hostility’s inaugural episode. The five hosts gather in the same city and same room (with two spectators and occasional commentators) to talk about Riseup.net’s decision to turn over information regarding two users to...

Riseup Moves to Encrypted Email in Response to Legal Requests

After exhausting our legal options, Riseup recently chose to comply with two sealed warrants from the FBI, rather than facing contempt of court (which would have resulted in jail time for Riseup birds and/or...

Still Cameras, Still Targets

Anarchists hate cameras. We love games. That’s why some friends in the Sud-West took up the call to play CAMOVER. Masked up in black (obvi), we bagged a bunch of nosey CCTVs and painted...