Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Take a Stand

Skull ReporterHacktivismo is an international group of hackers, lawyers, human rights activists, and artists. They are known as a hacktivism group because they use code to promote political ideologies. Hacktivismo attempts to raise awareness of human rights violations, as well as provide support for dissidents in countries without Free Speech. Below is a list of programs (many released at various H.O.P.E conferences) designed to provide security and anonymity to users. Hacktivismo believe that access to information and privacy are basic human rights and that the Internet must be kept free from state-sponsored and corporate censorship.

Torpark: Allows you to securely and anonymously surf the internet, bypass website censorship, and it leaves virtually no tracks of your browsing habits behind.

Scatterchat: Provides secure and anonymous instant messages services for democracy advocates operating in hostile countries.

Camera/Shy: Tool that automatically scans for and delivers decrypted content straight from the Web and leaves no trace on the user's system.