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Welcome to Opt Out, where I sit down with passionate people to learn why privacy matters to them, the tools and techniques they’ve found and leveraged, and where we encourage and inspire others towards personal privacy and data-sovereignty. read less
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Episodes

Private search via Startpage w/ Kelly Finnerty
Feb 20 2022
Private search via Startpage w/ Kelly Finnerty
Have you been considering a more privacy-preserving search engine but not sure where to start? This episode, we're sitting down with Kelly from Startpage to chat about the Startpage search engine, how it works, it's limitations, and more.More about Kelly Finnerty:Kelly's guest profile -- https://optoutpod.com/guests/kelly-finnerty/More about Startpage Search:Website -- https://www.startpage.com/About Startpage -- https://www.startpage.com/en/about-usHow does Startpage preserve privacy? -- https://www.startpage.com/en/how-startpage-works/Privacy, Please! blog -- https://www.startpage.com/privacy-please/More about the Startpage Privacy Protection extension:Website -- https://add.startpage.com/en/protectionFor Chrome/Brave -- https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/startpage-privacy-protect/cdkhedhmncjnpabolpjceohohlefegak?hl=enFor Firefox -- https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/startpage-privacy-protection/Opt Out's Sponsors:Cake Wallet, an easy to use Monero mobile wallet -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#cake-walletLocalMonero, an excellent and privacy-preserving way to buy and sell Monero -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#localmoneroIVPN, an ethical, no-nonsense, non-logging VPN provider -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#ivpnSupporting Opt Out:Donations -- https://optoutpod.com/about/#donationsLeave a review on your favorite podcast platform, if possible!Share it with your friends, family, and other communities!Support the show
Clean up your data online w/ Rob Shavell from DeleteMe
Jan 9 2022
Clean up your data online w/ Rob Shavell from DeleteMe
Wondering how to take back control of the data captured by data brokers before you started taking privacy more seriously? This episode, we're sitting down with Rob Shavell, co-founder of DeleteMe to chat about cleaning up the data about you that's been scooped up by data brokers across the internet.Note: There were a few small 1-2s segments where Rob's audio cuts out, but shouldn't be too disruptive to the listening experience! Apologies for the minor technical issues in this one.More about Rob Shavell:Rob's guest profile -- https://optoutpod.com/guests/rob-shavell/More about DeleteMe:Website -- https://joindeleteme.com/Join DeleteMe via my referral code and save 20% -- https://joindeleteme.com/refer/?coupon=RFR-147055-QMGRZFOpt Out receives $20 per use of this referral code, for transparency. There is no pressure from me to use this, feel free to sign up without it if you'd rather not use a ref link!DeleteMe DIY data removal guide -- https://joindeleteme.com/help/diy-free-opt-out-guide/Techlore's review of DeleteMe -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5md4RL241IIOpt Out's Sponsors:Cake Wallet, an easy to use Monero mobile wallet -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#cake-walletLocalMonero, an excellent and privacy-preserving way to buy and sell Monero -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#localmoneroIVPN, an ethical, no-nonsense, non-logging VPN provider -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#ivpnSupporting Opt Out:Donations -- https://optoutpod.com/about/#donationsLeave a review on your favorite podcast platform, if possible!Share it with your friends, family, and other communities!Support the show
Privacy education, funding, and Apple w/ Sun Knudsen
Dec 21 2021
Privacy education, funding, and Apple w/ Sun Knudsen
Wondering why someone decides to do privacy education and research full-time? This episode, we're sitting down with Sun Knudsen to chat about his education and research on privacy, funding in the privacy and FOSS spaces, and a little bit of macOS vs Linux.More about Sun Knudsen:Sun Knudsen's guest profile -- https://www.optoutpod.com/guests/sun-knudsen/Sun Knudsen's recommended tools to Opt Out:Tails, a portable operating system that protects against surveillance and censorship -- https://tails.boum.org/Signal, an easy-to-use end-to-end encrypted messenger -- https://signal.org/Yubikey, a hardware approach to multi-factor auth and key management -- https://www.yubico.com/products/KeePassXC, a FOSS password manager -- https://keepassxc.org/Veracrypt, an open-source tool for creating and managing encrypted volumes -- https://www.veracrypt.fr/en/Home.htmlTrezor, an open-source hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies -- https://trezor.io/Cold Card, an extremely secure Bitcoin hardware wallet -- https://coldcard.com/This week's project to help you Opt Out - i2p:Website -- https://geti2p.net/en/Getting started with i2p -- https://geti2p.net/en/about/introOfficial i2p client downloads -- https://geti2p.net/en/about/introi2p-zero, a lightweight i2p client -- https://github.com/i2p-zero/i2p-zeroOpt Out's Sponsors:Cake Wallet, an easy to use Monero mobile wallet -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#cake-walletLocalMonero, an excellent and privacy-preserving way to buy and sell Monero -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#localmoneroIVPN, an ethical, no-nonsense, non-logging VPN provider -- https://optoutpod.com/sponsors/#ivpnSupporting Opt Out:Donations -- https://optoutpod.com/about/#donationsLeave a review on your favorite podcast platform, if possible!Share it with your friends, family, and other communities!Support the show