Watch many of the nation's best reporters and technologists discuss post-Snowden journalism security

Along with Reporters Committee and OTI, we hosted a one-day conference on journalism and digital security last Friday in DC. The panels were full of many of the nation's best …

Why is the FBI falsifying AP stories and possibly spoofing news websites to hack suspects?

Buried in a three-year old Freedom of Information Act document, ACLU's Chris Soghoian yesterday found a 2007 email from a Seattle FBI office that showed the FBI secretly falsified …

Tor Challenge Inspires 1,635 Tor Relays

Good news for whistleblowers, journalists, and everyone who likes to browse the Internet with an added cloak of privacy: the Tor network got a little stronger. Tor—software that lets you …

Fifteen Months After the NSA Revelations, Why Aren’t More News Organizations Using HTTPS?

More than fifteen months after the NSA revelations laid bare the overwhelming scope of online surveillance and fueled the demand for privacy, virtually none of the top news websites—including all …

How the Tor Traffic Confirmation Attack Affects SecureDrop Users

On Wednesday morning, the Tor Project published a security advisory detailing an attack against the Tor network that appears to have been trying to deanonymize users. SecureDrop, our open-source …

News Organizations Routinely Expose Journalists Through Hostnames and IP Addresses

Journalists doing investigations online are often unknowingly giving away their identity to the very people they’re investigating. And the issue illustrates why journalists should regularly be using the Tor Browser …

You Can Strengthen Anonymity, Privacy and Free Speech on the Internet by Running a Tor Relay

We're partnering with EFF, Tor Project, and Free Software Foundation on the Tor Challenge, a clarion call for people all over the world to support the Tor anonymity network …

Freedom of Information Act Rundown: Stingray Surveillance and FERPA abuse

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly FOIA newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. STINGRAYS Last week I mentioned a new, crowd-funded project by MuckRock to …

Can't Run a Relay? Here Are Some Other Ways You Can Support the Tor Challenge

Today we’re helping to launch the Tor Challenge, a clarion call for people all over the world to support the Tor network in the most crucial way possible: by …

Motive, Means, and Opportunity: Why NSA Secrecy Should Worry Us All

Even if you haven’t studied criminal law, you’ll immediately understand the concept of motive, means, and opportunity.  Motive is you wanted to kill the victim.  Means is you were holding …