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Practical Internet Privacy

by Jessamyn West

Slides and Notes

Privacy Links

Threat model
EFF's Intro to Threat Modeling:
FERPA and protecting student privacy from US Department of Education
Privacy threats in intimate relationships
XKCD on Password Strength
Password managers
Everything You Know About 'Secure' Passwords Is Wrong,news-25617.html
Two Factor Authentication
Internet Traffic
Tor browser bundle
EFF's Tor Relay Info
What is a VPN?
Sensible talk about HTTPS
Signal, encrypted chat
Disabling insecure password warning in Firefox
Router vulnerability explained simply
Gizmodo: The House that Spied on Me
Amazon's Alexa recorded private conversation and sent it to random contact
How to stop your smart TV from spying on you
Turning off voice control
How Smart Device listening works
Twitter discussion about surveillance/inclusion library signs
Ad Block Plus
Privacy Badger
HTTPS Everywhere
FB Purity
Opt out of seeing personalized ads on Google
Your Facebook ad preferences
How to get to browser privacy settings
Internet Explorer
Trust but Verify - Learn More
Washington Post: 15 default privacy settings you should change right now
Cybersecurity Knowledge Quiz
ALA Privacy Guidelines
ALA Privacy Checklist (et al.)
ALA Choose Privacy Week
EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Starter Pack
Consumer Reports: Talking to Kids about Digital Privacy
Plandemic Debunked
Plandemic on Snopes
Further reading Versions of this talk presented in...

April 11, 2017 (Randolph VT)
May 18, 2017 (Killington VT)
June 7, 2017 (Rockingham VT)
October 23, 2017 (Burlington VT)
February 11, 2018 (Starksboro VT)
May 7, 2018 (Brattleboro VT)
June 6, 2018 (Richmond VT)
September 17, 2018 (Enfield NH)
September 24, 2018 (Charlotte VT)
October 25, 2018 (Hinesburg VT)
November 8, 2018 (TX State Library webinar)
April 12, 2019 (WILS Webinar)
October 3, 2019 (OPLIN Webinar)
March 5, 2020 (Hartland, VT)
May 7, 2020 (Peacham, VT)
July 16, 2020 (SEFLIN Webinar)
April 14, 2021 (UH class)
May 4, 2021 (Tampa Bay Library Consortium)
October 14, 2022 (VT Department of Libraries)

Huge thanks to TJ for the starter version of this list and Graham John Pegg for the info icon
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