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Sarah Resnick

For email, using Riseup.net is good news. The solutions they offer are integrated with Tor as much as possible. They’re badass. Whereas Google inspects your traffic as a method of monetization. I’d rather give Riseup fifty dollars a month for the equivalent service of Gmail, knowing their commitment to privacy. And also knowing that they would tell the cops to go fuck themselves. There’s a lot of value in that. More…

14 November 2011

Right before midnight I tuned into the Zuccotti Park livestream. I had been down there earlier that afternoon but I still felt compelled to check in. Though the encampment, with the help of a couple thousand early-rising allies, had successfully resisted the city’s eviction attempt days before, I had a lingering sense that the occupation was something precious that could dissipate or be destroyed as quickly as it had emerged. More…