Avoid risk and protect online identity
A number of good blog posts have been written about how you can avoid risk, protect your online identity, blog safely and so on. We decided to collect links to some of these posts so that you can easily find the information most relevant to you.
How to Blog Safely (About Work or Anything Else) is a guide written by the EFF. The guide talks about how you can use Tor to blog anonymously, and offers a few simple precautions to help you maintain control of your privacy.
Blog Stalkers – Personal Safety for Bloggers is a post written by Darren Rowse. The blog post tells the story of how Rowse had to deal with a stalker for some time, and lists some things to consider regarding the information you reveal online about yourself and your family.
Anonymous Blogging with WordPress & Tor is a guide written by Ethan Zuckerman for Global Voices Advocacy. The guide walks you through how you can use Tor, WordPress and various free email accounts to blog anonymously.
Defending Privacy at the U.S. Border: A Guide for Travelers Carrying Digital Devices is a guide by the EFF. The guide explains why your devices can be searched at the border, how the U.S. Government searches devices, and gives advice on how to protect your data.
HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox and Chrome extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure. HTTPS Everywhere is a produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project and the EFF.
Safety tips on blogging from Microsoft. This short guide lists some basic guidelines for bloggers, and also gives some advice to parents about how they can talk to their kids about the Internet and blogging.