PBS NewsHour

Making privacy tools usable for the everyday internet user

Clip: 02/11/2014 | 4m 18s

Everyday internet and phone users are concerned about who can see and obtain their data, but most aren’t aware of the tools available to help keep their information secure. Usability was the focus at a recent hackathon in Washington, D.C. where developers labored over tools like Tor, which allows users to browse the internet anonymously and Cryptocat, which encrypts your online chats.

Aired: 02/11/14

Rating: NR

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