Data protection toolkit

TL;DR use tails :)

Estimated time
to perform
Skills required
between 1 and 5, 1 is easy
Spy reduction
from 1 to 5, 1 is low
Inconvenience rating
from 0 to 5, 0 is low
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Install Firefox

https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/

Why? Free software to browse the Internet.

5'
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Install Firefox add-ons
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Change your default search engine

Use DuckDuckGo

Why? Stop companies from knowing what you have in mind.

You can still search on google by adding a !g

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4
Tor browser

Download Tor Browser

Why? Stop your ISP/Government from knowing what you browse and which website you come from.

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5
Have your own domain

Join the IndieWeb movement!

Why? Stop companies spying on how your content is visited.

1h
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Decentralised communication

xmpp / mails / webrtc / diaspora

Why? Avoid a centralised place that would be targeted by spying agencies.

5h
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7
Quit Silos

Why? Avoid a centralised place that would be targeted by spying agencies.

10'
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8
Encrypt your communication

Email self defense Guide

Why? Put an envelope around your communication.

3h
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9
Check spyware

Resist Surveillance toolbox

Why? Stop targeted surveillance.

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Install Linux

http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop

Why? Free software to limit surveillance on the device used to browse the Internet.

3h
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Have your server at home

arkos / Cozy / ownCloud / UBOS / YunoHost / Sandstorm / Superglue

Why? People would need to break into your house to get your data.

10h
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Other sites are offering tools

http://libreprojects.net/

http://degooglisons-internet.org/

https://prism-break.org/en/

https://wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox/LeavingTheCloud

http://alternativeto.net/

http://www.clibre.eu/

https://www.tacticaltech.org/

Other sites offering information

https://ssd.eff.org/

http://jenairienacacher.fr/

https://www.ifeelnaked.org/