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[liberationtech] Facebook Group Encryption Chrome Extension

Brian Conley brianc at smallworldnews.tv
Tue Feb 21 15:02:06 PST 2012


it wouldn't work for chat, but there is a reason individuals wouldn't just
use pgp / gpg encryption over text before they insert it to facebook?

Brian

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Sarah A. Downey <sarah at getabine.com>wrote:

> Interesting and a much-needed service, given the staggering amount of data
> collection that Facebook does.  I work at Abine, a privacy startup in
> Boston, and we made an encrypted Facebook chat a couple months ago.  Here's
> a link, with the caveat that Facebook changes their code weekly and we
> haven't updated in a few months:  http://www.abine.com/facebook.php
>
> Facebook goes out of its way to make it hard for developers to give
> members privacy & encryption options.  As always, user data = money.
>
> -Sarah
>
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Robert Guerra <rguerra at privaterra.org>wrote:
>
>> Brad,
>>
>> A question worth considering is if - encrypting data - on Facebook's
>> platform is a violation of their term of service. If it is, one runs the
>> risk of having one's account disabled and/or shut down.
>>
>> regards
>>
>> Robert
>>
>>
>>   --
>> R. Guerra
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>>
>> On 2012-02-21, at 1:26 PM, Brad Beckett wrote:
>>
>> I found this plugin, it seems to work pretty well... other then the key
>> getting compromised... it looks somewhat secure.
>> I would like to see a GPG plugin that works like this that you can
>> specify specific recipients verses having a common group key. Would also be
>> nice for Facebook chat / messages as well.
>>
>> Encrypt FacebookEncrypt Facebook is a extension that would encrypt the
>> discussions,status updates in groups and store in encrypted format on
>> Facebook's database instead of normal text and also it would convert
>> encrypted format back into normal text whenever that particular group's url
>> is accessed in Chrome.
>>
>> Why it's needed?It's because Facebook and other social networks have
>> been guilty of handing over the data of people to oppressive Corrupt
>> Governments all around the world.It severly hampers discussions and
>> protests which may lead to freedom,libery and justice for my people all
>> around the world.Free discussions may lead to protests which may lead to
>> thousands out of the poverty and freedom from 'Communism'..That's the
>> reason why I have created this extension.The idea is simple and anyone can
>> come out with much better extension for this and also for other social
>> networks in "WALLED COUNTRIES".
>>
>> Read more via http://www.spacenext.com/encrypt-facebook.php
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