Blog posts • Nov 01, 2018 13:39 CET
On October 25th we attended an event at the Norrsken Foundation in Stockholm, where Edward Snowden was featured keynote speaker, via live video from Moscow.
Blog posts • Oct 10, 2018 14:52 CEST
Months ago, the shocking news of how Facebook’s algorithms may have helped to send Trump to the Whitehouse, was broken by Cambridge Analytica’s own Chistopher Wylie. We recently attended an onstage interview at the Gather Festival here in Stockholm, Sweden, where Linus Larsson interviewed Christopher Wylie. Wylie outlines a problem that goes far beyond one scandal, and touches whole societies.
Blog posts • Oct 02, 2018 10:00 CEST
While European elections may be behind us, the United States is heading into the mid-term elections in early November. That means all kinds of interest groups will be trying to influence you online. Today, we want to help you sort out the good, the bad and the ugly of online propaganda during an election cycle.
Blog posts • Sep 19, 2018 13:26 CEST
It’s not that we don’t love to stay in touch, or that we don’t love to share a part of ourselves online. … We love the connection ... the community, and the sense of accomplishment that we get when our photos, our memories, and little pieces of our lives are “liked” – validation for a job well done, a life well lived. It's that we're tired of being the product. It's time for a change.
Blog posts • Sep 04, 2018 14:51 CEST
The power of any social platform is linking groups of people together. Perhaps most importantly, you want to be sure that sensitive information stays within your group, and can't be shared or sold to third parties. Unfortunately, most platforms can obtain personal data. Meet some of the groups that have joined Idka - a collaborative social platform that puts privacy first.
Blog posts • Jul 30, 2018 14:41 CEST
The lesson is "if the product is free, you're the product," but businesses need to know this also applies to them. If you take a free account from Google or sign up for Facebook's new Workplace, your data is no longer just yours. Your data also belongs to Google and Facebook. Yes, your corporate data with all your confidential information and email exchanges belong to Google and Facebook.
Blog posts • Jul 03, 2018 12:56 CEST
As a parent, your children's safety is critical - both offline and online. While big companies' access to private information is on the rise, so are our concerns for our privacy as individuals. Children can be particularly vulnerable, as their information is collected and potentially used later in life.
Blog posts • Jun 05, 2018 10:00 CEST
News over the past several months has indicated a greater global concern for digital privacy. Many, including former Facebook and Google employees and supporters, have come forward to challenge the way in which the tech giants collect, use, and sell our data – especially personal and sensitive information. ... Still, our likes-addicted culture continues to thrive.
About Idka - be social, stay private ®
Collaborate, share files, discuss and exchange thoughts without sacrificing your privacy online on Idka!
Idka is a private and safe platform and we will protect your data. You can share anything you want, from photos to important work material, talk to friends and family and the data remains private. We do not share your data, you control the sharing. Idka combines functionality that is otherwise spread across several services, all integrated in a super simple and effective user experience. With Idka you can be social and stay private.
- Idka - be social, stay private ®
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