Care About Messaging
Think About Ephemeral data is the future. Nico Sell, Wickr – 2014 https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/march-2014/the-rise-of-self-destructing-social-media In some ways, you can think of end-to-end encryption as honoring what the past looked like Moxie Marlinspike, Signal – 2016 https://www.wired.com/2016/04/forget-apple-vs-fbi-whatsapp-just-switched-encryption-billion-people/ Use Wickr Me Use Signal
Wickr Me Revisited
Messaging App Wickr Me It’s been awhile since I first wrote about Wickr. Since then, many more privacy threatening events have come to light, like Cambridge Analytica, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quitting over privacy disagreements with Facebook, and the 60 device platforms Facebook allowed special private data access to.
IEEE-CSACM Joint Task Force on Software Engineering Ethics and Professional Practices
Preamble – Principle 1 PUBLIC – Software engineers shall act consistently with the public interest. ~ Software Engineering Code of Ethics – IEEE Computer Society In view of recent polls suggesting that only 41 % of Americans trust Facebook to obey laws that protect their personal information, and especially considering the whole Cambridge Analytica fiasco, […]
The New Wickr
Wickr Still Rocks Wickr is the EFF 5 star privacy messaging app built for encrypted ephemeral messaging. It does not require an email address or phone number to sign-up for. It is really good. The New Wickr Me Look
The Hoopla Over Snap Map
If privacy is the topic and some app or policy is trying to take more of it away, I’ll be first in the pitchfork line. However, when I read about the privacy hoopla over Snap Map, Snapchat’s latest location based mapping feature, I’m left scratching my head.