How the US (probably) spied on European allies’ encrypted faxes – Part of a secret document published by The Guardian detailing “Dropmire,” a program that reportedly spied on encrypted faxes sent to the European Union’s Washington, DC, mission.
Reddit, Mozilla, WordPress, and others plan July 4 protest against NSA surveillance – As part of the Restore the Fourth campaign, many website members of the 30,000-member Internet Defense League plan to display a protest of NSA surveillance and the text of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Websites participating include Reddit, where Restore the Fourth originated, WordPress, 4chan, Mozilla, Fark, and Cheezburger.com. Organizers of Restore the Fourth are also planning live protests in dozens of U.S. cities, including New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Houston and Atlanta.
Two free ways to encrypt Google Drive files – Encrypt text documents before you upload them to Google Drive via Fogpad, or encrypt and transfer all your Google Drive files to the Tresorit cloud-storage service. (Preferably, one shouldn’t store “for your eyes only” documents in the cloud in the first place.)