Make secure calls with Redphone Redphone is another application that makes phone calls with end-to-end encryption. The government hopes to support dissidents in repressive regimes overseas.
Interestingly, it was developed with financial support from U. But the only way to build a communications application that people will trust is to make it impervious to snooping by any government, including ours.
Or if you're feeling extra paranoid, take out the battery or leave your phone at home.
You probably can't hide metadata Soghoian says that a similar point applies to your phone calling records.
This problem tripped up Paula Broadwell, who was outed last year as having an extra-marital relationship with Gen. She had been sending e-mails from an anonymous Gmail account, and she had even been smart enough to avoid logging in from home. Broadwell logged into the account from several different hotels.
The FBI obtained lists of who had checked into those hotels on the relevant dates and looked for common names.
But there's no easy technological fix to prevent the government from finding out who you're communicating with.
Footage has emerged showing the moment a father and daughter are kicked off a plane after someone overheard them talking about their ‘awful travel experience’.Web sites will think you're coming from whichever node your traffic happens to bounce off of last, which might be on the other side of the world. You can download the Tor Browser Bundle, a version of the Firefox browser that automatically connects to the Tor network for anonymous web browsing. Keep your chats private with OTR If you use a conventional instant messaging service like those offered by Google, AOL, Yahoo or Microsoft, logs of your chats may be accessible to the NSA through the PRISM program.But a chat extension called OTR (for "off the record") offers "end-to-end" encryption.And information about who you've called can be as revealing as the contents of the calls themselves."If you're calling an abortion clinic or a phone sex hotline or a suicide counselor, what you say is basically the same as who you're saying it to," Soghoian argues.Whitney Miller was on board a Frontier Airlines flight from Orlando to St. She said they were having a private conversation when a flight attendant overheard, told her supervisor and proceeded to remove them because she felt ‘threatened’.