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Tag Archives: privacy

Resources: How to Protect your Email

With great honor, Aspiration gets to join Jack and Jamila from Palante Technology Cooperative for a session on “PGP Encryption for Our Movements” at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit on June 19-22, 2014. The AMC is a “collaborative labratory” where activists, techies, artists, and educators create and share transformative media. We always have a [...]

Data: Your Most Important Tech Asset

As much as we love tools here at SSC, we find that many nonprofits focus too much on them when thinking about their technology strategy and infrastructure. While tools are an important and necessary piece, it’s important that an organization focus on the more crucial piece of the technological equation: the data. When thinking about [...]

Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools

Recently, a group of coders gathered together in Greenwich Village to put together tools to promote privacy, security and data transparency. This was the The Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend. Aspiration was excited to be involved in such an important movement happening in tool development. You can see photos from the weekend on Flickr [...]

Forced to Use Facebook = Horrible

Recently, being a geek about Newsletter templates and HTML, I found myself voluntarily clicking on a link to vote for the best of a user-generated collection of email templates at Vertical Response. Excitement to participate soon disolved to other-worldly rage when I realized that the only way to vote was to click the Facebook “Like” [...]

Facebook Privacy Toolbox

Hi everyone, I just wanted to post a quick note for you all to check out the awesome Facebook Privacy Toolbox that Kathryn Benedicto put together to help people like yourselves to navigate Facebook‘s every-changing privacy invasion settings. Check out the tools below to protect yourself and regain some kind of semblance of security from [...]

Who Owns Your Org’s Facebook Page?

Baby Shocked After Finding Out Facebook Privacy ChangesImage courtesy of mithadriel Facebook has been pretty lame lately. If you’ve been living under a rock, go check your privacy settings and cry. Then, angrily tweet or update your status saying how you should leave Facebook. But don’t. You can’t. A lot of us can’t. For one [...]

Getting Around The Man and Keeping Your Privacy Online

Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see <a href=”http://socialsourcecommons.org/toolbox/show/1963″ mce_href=”http://socialsourcecommons.org/toolbox/show/1963″>the toolbox page</a>. In light of the recent Facebook privacy settings drama, I thought that this would be a good time to evaluate what control you (or others) have on your online presence. Our very own intern Matthew put together a [...]

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