Tails 4.1 is out

This release fixes many security vulnerabilities. You should upgrade as soon as possible. via Tails Download and install Tails

How Chilean Protesters Took Down a Drone With Standard Laser Pointers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PKJYGoUjJo The low-powered presentation tool/dangerous children’s toy is becoming a weapon of choice for protesters around the world trying to take down or disable surveillance tech. via Nextgov Chilean protesters use LASERS against police helicopter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIi0FXi6ecA

Descent into the next Glacial Period perhaps within our lifetimes

In the 1970s, the media emphasized the fact that a large change in the Earth’s mean global temperature could happen within decades — in that way the media promoted “global cooling hysteria” in the 1970s. In spite of the fact that the climate in the 1980s and 90s became warmer, the scientific evidence for an …

Security in a Box – Digital security tools and tactics

The Tactics Guides in this toolkit cover basic principles, including advice on how to use social media and mobile phones more safely. The Tool Guides offer step-by-step instructions to help you install, configure and use some essential digital security software and services. The Community Toolkits focus on specific groups of people — sometimes in specific …

Was There Another Reason for Electricity Shutdowns in California?

So, if badly designed and poorly maintained infrastructure is not the reason PG&E cut power to millions of Californians, what might have prompted them to do so? Could it be that PG&E’s heavy reliance on renewable energy means they don’t have the power to send when an “historic” weather event occurs? via theepochtimes.com