Right To Privacy is proud to confirm a continuing partnership with UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies – University College London’s CBT is a leading British research hub focused on the impact of blockchain technologies on socio-economic systems and the promotion of a safe and organic development and adoption of blockchain-based platforms. UCL’s pioneering work on […]
Congratulations to Railgun Project, the latest research grant recipient. Introducing Railgun, a privacy and anonymity system built directly on Ethereum. Users will be able to send tokens such as ETH, USDC, renBTC, renZEC, DAI and other ERC-20 tokens anonymously and to take actions in private. Thanks to the power of zero-knowledgeproofs, users will be able […]
Secure messaging app Signal is tremendously popular because it provides end-to-end encryption, meaning that messages are scrambled before they even leave your device. Messages are also stored locally on your device, not in a cloud server. Read the full article here.
Briar is a secure, yet easy to use messaging app that can sync via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth when there’s trouble. Its purpose is to communicate with friends and family in times of need, not while the internet is down. Briar’s hallmark is its ease of use, which means it doesn’t require the user to set […]
Revenge porn is the distribution of nude photos of someone without their permission. It is often an ex-spouse or ex-partner that posts the image. It’s a form of cyberbullying that can have severe emotional, financial and legal implications and is often linked to identity theft. Read the full article here.
Honest journalism requires reporters to be fair, accurate, and courageous. They must not only gather, report, and interpret information accurately and fairly, but they also must take responsibility for any inaccuracies in their work. As journalists, they should always seek original sources when reporting on a news story. Read the full article here.
Cyberstalking is the online harassment of another person by sending or posting unwanted messages, images, comments or links. Unlike traditional stalking, cyberstalking may include defamation, intimidation and threats that may result in emotional distress, financial loss or the victim’s going to the police. Read the full article here.
The attorney-client privilege is a legal principle that protects confidential communications made for the purpose of seeking or providing legal advice from an attorney. It protects confidential communications between an attorney and a client during the course of an attorney’s representation of that client. It is often defined by reference to five “Cs”: Communication with […]