On Privacy: Why ‘I have nothing to hide’ is the worst argument

You know that whenever I get into a discussion with someone about mass surveillance, companies who specialize in collecting personal information or privacy in general, there will always be someone who says: “I have nothing to hide, so I don’t really care about how I would be monitored’. This reasoning is flawed, and I will explainContinue reading On Privacy: Why ‘I have nothing to hide’ is the worst argument

Linux 101 #2: Free software is a choice and Linux distro’s

It stuns me to see how many enterprises and organizations still chose to use closed proprietary software such as Windows, Active Server Pages, Sharepoint, Office Suite, etc. While there are perfect alternatives available as free software (free to use and adapt). Not only is using software such as Linux, MariaDB, Nginx free, they also are muchContinue reading Linux 101 #2: Free software is a choice and Linux distro’s

European Supreme Court overruled Safe Harbour Regulations to protect our privacy

On the 6th of October 2015, the Supreme Court of Justice in Europe took a remarkable judgement (C-362/14). Concerned people have without a doubt heard about the Patriot Act in United States. It enables the US government to snoop all data and request data from any company which has its seat in the United States, which effectivelyContinue reading European Supreme Court overruled Safe Harbour Regulations to protect our privacy