From 28.05-04.06, a fantastic team of 1 lonely Estonian took part in a training course named "DIGI Tools and instruments for Better Youth Work" in Finland Turku. We had a small group of individuals representing Finland, Italy, Turkey, Bulgaria, and Romania. There were also people from Somalia, Pakistan, India, Russia, and Iran.
During this training course, we spent little to no time playing icebreakers and energizers. We jump directly into the core of the topic right away. During the first few days, the focus was on social aspects of feminism internet, overall ideas about privacy, and what power giant corporations have over the data that we think is private.
In the beginning, we also had a study visit to Turku University of Applied Sciences, where we had an opportunity to listen in on a lecture given by a specialist who works in the field. During this, we were introduced to the leading digital threats identified by the European Union.
After the halfway point, we got into the exciting part. We started learning and talking about all the possible tools to increase your safety on the internet. Especially from the perspective of human rights defenders from countries in war zones. The main tools I am taking away
from this project are:
This is just a small list of everything that was covered to learn more visit https://www.privacytools.io/.
The most significant part of internet security is to use the minimum amount of security necessary for your situation. This comes from the fact that the more you use, the bigger the chance the government will put you under surveillance.