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    Fim de 2013

    1. Então você quer brincar com criptografia?

    Recomendo a leitura deste artigo: So, you want to crypto

    So, you want to implement some sort of cryptography in your software or hardware project. Great. If you fuck this up people aren't going to be just mad like they might be with other bugs. They might be in prison or they might have been assassinated.

    Cryptography in practice is engineering, not hacking, and it comes with serious responsibility. So get it right. Ask for help. Do not let users use your product until it's been vetted. Don't listen to idiots who tell you otherwise.

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    You can't just learn cryptography like you learn CSS or Erlang or MySQL. You need to study it first and then implement it.

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    More people should learn cryptography. But you should realize you're no longer shooting yourself in the foot if you mess up. You'll be hurting other people.

    And you'll be responsible.

    2. Hábitos de leitura

    O Scrib fez uma parceria com a startup Smashwords para coletar os hábitos de leitura dos usuários.

    The idea is to do for books what Netflix did for movies and Spotify for music.

    Scribd is just beginning to analyze the data from its subscribers. Some general insights: The longer a mystery novel is, the more likely readers are to jump to the end to see who done it. People are more likely to finish biographies than business titles, but a chapter of a yoga book is all they need. They speed through romances faster than religious titles, and erotica fastest of all.

    Link: As New Services Track Habits, the E-Books Are Reading You

    3. Timeline das revelações da NSA

    4. Mensagem de feliz natal: fim da vigilância em massa

    Snowden gravou uma mensagem para o Canal 4 (Inglaterra).

    Edward Snowden warns about loss of privacy in Christmas message - video

    "A child born today will grow up with no conception of privacy at all. They'll never know what it means to have a private moment to themselves an unrecorded, unanalysed thought. And that's a problem because privacy matters; privacy is what allows us to determine who we are and who we want to be."

    O Washington Post também publicou uma entrevista exclusiva com ele. Edward Snowden, after months of NSA revelations, says his mission’s accomplished

    5. A Criptografia Funciona!

    E está disponível para download em português o livro "A criptografia funciona! Como Proteger Sua Privacidade na Era da Vigilância em Massa"

    "A criptografia funciona. Os sistemas criptográficos fortes e devidamente implementados são uma das poucas coisas em que você pode confiar. Infelizmente, a segurança na ponta final é tão terrivelmente fraca que a NSA pode frequentemente achar formas de contorná-la."

    • Edward Snowden, respondendo perguntas ao vivo no site do The Guardian

    No dia 2 de Julho de 2013, Fundação da Liberdade de Imprensa publicou esse artigo entitulado "A Criptografia Funciona". Você pode encontrar o original online ou no formato PDF e ODT na pasta "original".

    Essa versão foi convertida em markdown, assim poderá ser facilmente gerida pelo git e editada colaborativamente. O manual em si pode ser acessado em "encryption_works.md"

    Esse trabalho está licenciado em "Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License".