On May 2019 we did a presentation at University of Nicosia about digital rights and horror stories regarding their violations. We talked about ways of how technology can be used against us, and about actions and tools we can use to protect ourselves.

You can find the presentation material here:

Horror Stories from Digiland

Here you can find some references that help in the creation of the presentation. This is a shorter version of an earlier presentation I did in greek so the references may not match exactly to this one.

ECHELON

Trailblazer

Sony Rootkit

Lower Merion High School

Afgan War Logs

PRISM

The Fappening

No cloud

Ashley Maddison

VW Scandal

Vault 7

Dropbox

Tesla Cars

Mobile Telephony

Truecaller

Smart TVs

Facebook

Target

Apple

Microsoft

Cabridge Analytica

Free-Basics

Backdoors – Malware

HTTPS Interception

Brain decoding – fMRI

Political Nightmares

Net Neutrality

So why should I care?

Protect yourself

Alternative social media

Protections in Telephony

Protection in Email

Other Solutions

GDPR

Digital Rights Organizations

Rysiek\’s Law

Digital Rights in Cyprus

Digital Rights

Orwell vs Huxley