This Data Hoarder Is Downloading the Metadata of Roughly 10 Billion YouTube Videos
Reddit’s data hoarding community is all too familiar with massive archival projects, but collecting all of YouTube’s metadata presents some unique challenges.
How to Use Public WiFi Without Getting Hacked
If you must use it, here’s how to stay safe.
Journalists, Activists: Slack Doesn’t Strip Image Metadata
Slack and image metadata may only matter in particular circumstances, but it's always good to know the limits and implications of the tech you're using.
How the New Suspected NSA Leaker Reality Winner Was Caught
From the characteristics of physical documents, to not using work computers, there’s plenty to learn from the recent bombshell leaking charge.
Dron't Track Me Bro
Apple Just Banned the App That Tracks US Drone Strikes, Again
The tech company really doesn’t want you to use this app, banning it thirteen times over five years.
State of Surveillance
How an Illegal Canadian Spy Program Sailed Through Regulatory Checks
The system failed.
How Metadata Can Reveal What Your Job Is
With a little help from AI, of course.
How Bureaucrats and Spies Turned Canada Into a Surveillance State
CSIS kept its spy program a secret from the courts, but ministers knew.
Canadian Spies Illegally Retained Metadata for a Decade
The data revealed the "specific, intimate details" of Canadians' lives.
Hack This: Extract Image Metadata Using Python
What secrets are your JPGs hiding?
The Surveillance Artist Turning Landscape Photography Inside Out
Trevor Paglen's take on surveillance, privacy, and other big themes through the use of photography.
Edmonton Police Admit to Owning Stingray Surveillance Device
This is the first time local police have copped to owning the devices.