An Effort to overcome Inauthentic Clones

An Effort to overcome Inauthentic Clones

Inauthentic clones are at the fingertips of activist and human rights defenders across the globe. They are particularly common among VPN, social media and messaging apps. Because of them, citizens fall into malware traps without knowing it. That is one of the most significant risks.

Torchy's Taco Feast & Feedback

Torchy's Taco Feast & Feedback

We’re excited to host local friends and acquaintances Friday, January 25th, from 11:30 - 1pm, for a Torchy’s Taco Feast and Feedback lunch! In our work to empower people with information and avenues for free expression, we regularly engage with development teams spearheading new technology. Join us in the process, as we work to uncover important insights for the KeePassXC team.

Matching a Community with a Technology, A methodology

Matching a Community with a Technology, A methodology

We set out to explore how Magic Wormhole, a clever way to send files easily and securely, can bring about internet freedom. This post outlines how we determined for which communities the technology is best fit.

A Tale of Biometrics Fail

A Tale of Biometrics Fail

The Aadhaar is the largest biometric database in the world, with over 1.3 billion Indian citizens registered. This raises many concerns regarding the physical security of the database as well as its legal security. Within India, data protection and privacy remain to be questioned.

How To Use Signal For Your Family Group Chats

How To Use Signal For Your Family Group Chats

Get started owning your privacy! Follow our simple ’How To Tutorial’ and Share your life and the Signal Security with your family. I love my family, but unfortunately we live all over the country! I want to share my life with them. It's wonderful to see photos of my baby nephews growing up, or a video of my cousin getting married. Like most families, we all have different devices. Some own iPhones, while others use Samsung or Motorola. Because we have different devices, we need a secure way to communicate and share our lives with one another and just us. Our biggest concern is keeping photos out of the hands of large corporate companies who operate with the bottom line in mind.

World Press Freedom Day: 27 Journalist Killed in 2018 (so far)

World Press Freedom Day: 27 Journalist Killed in 2018 (so far)

May 3rd was World Press Freedom Day. The 2018 theme—Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law—focuses on the opportunity we all have to protect and celebrate the lives of journalist all over the world who risk their very lives to bring us the news. This year celebrating World Press Freedom Day may be more important than ever.

A Human-Centered Approach to User Testing

A Human-Centered Approach to User Testing

For every product or idea, it's critical to connect with the people you seek to serve. At Okthanks, we make it a practice to continually put prototypes and developed projects in front of end users to ensure usefulness and usability, and to discover opportune areas for growth.

 Viento Methods

Viento Methods

Create Better Experiences for People With Limited Data Plans and Cheap Phones