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  • Do you know how secure are your calls, emails and texts really are?
  • Do you know how secure are your calls, emails and texts really are?
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CASE STUDY

Blackphone: how to evade the NSA

In a post-PRISM scandal world, are encrypted text messages a necessity, or just a fan to the flames of a paranoia epidemic?

Location Global / North America / Northern Europe / Southern Europe / Western Europe

Scope
“We are entering a time when our technology serves us best because it watches us," says author Robert Scoble. "Collecting data on what we do, who we speak with, what we look at.” [1] People are more willing than ever to sacrifice their privacy for an easier life – even if it’s as simple as answering a question to read a pay-walled article, or not bothering to read the small print when signing up to a service. Yet with the diminishing trust between people, states and corporations in the wake of 2013's NSA scandal, privacy fears are ...

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