When the home is no data protection haven: addressing privacy threats from intimate relationships

When the home is no data protection haven: addressing privacy threats from intimate relationships

That’s precisely what a new paper from Karen Levy and Bruce Schneier does: This article provides an overview of intimate threats: a class of privacy threats that can arise within our families, romantic partnerships, close friendships, and caregiving relationships.For example: some intimate privacy threats occur by virtue of copresence between victim, attacker, and device.

Data Privacy Day: Why privacy matters and why it is time to fight for it.

Data Privacy Day: Why privacy matters and why it is time to fight for it.

In fact, we are developing Tutanota to protect our right to privacy, to protect freedom of speech, and, ultimately, to protect democracy itself. The only privacy-preserving technology we have to stop this surveillance machine is encryption: “Every time you use encryption, you're protecting someone who needs to use it to stay alive”, says Bruce Schneier .