Category Archives: Encryption

Error451 #14: Leap Encryption Access Project on VPNs & Psuedonymity

Leap Encryption Access Project

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This week, we’d like to share a conversation had a little bit ago with Kali Kaneko, from LEAP.  Leap Encryption Access Project, like pEp featured in our prior Error451 interview, is an open-source project meant to ease… access to encryption (and it’s a project).  At a point in the past, LEAP had an interest in shifting paradigm of email but is now focusing mainly on distribution, upkeep, and improvement of it’s VPN service, Bitmask.  Bitmask is partnering with Riseup Black and Calyx (and hopefully other trustworthy projects) to expand access to free, psuedonymized web traffic with ease.

Here’re a few links Kali sent my way for sharing and further investigation:

The song for this episode was “Crashing The System” by ¡Tchkung! from the album Post World Handbook.

 

Error451: #13 (pEp with Hernani Marques)

Hernani Marques on Pretty Easy Privacy

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On this episode I’m joined by Hernani Marques, a hacker and member of the pEp Foundation, talking about Pretty Easy Privacy, a concerted attempt to make adoption of end-to-end email encryption easier and more ubiquitous through automation of key-making and management through partnering with programs like Outlook and Thunderbird. To learn more about pEp, check out the foundation’s website and follow or get in touch with Hernani via their website, vecirex.net.

pEp.foundation (Core technology & community entity of pEp)

pEp.software (All usable pEp software, commercial and not, and all Free Software)

gnunet.org (P2P framework for secure decentralized applications, including – for pEp – messaging)

sequoia-pgp.org (new OpenPGP library from former GnuPG devs)

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