The New Oil Blog Table of Contents

Title Date
2022 Review: Threema August 27, 2022
The New Oil Has a Merch Store Now August 6, 2022
2022 Review: ProtonMail July 16, 2022
Prime Day is This Week. Here’s Why You Should Stop Using Amazon July 10, 2022
2022 Review: Signal Messenger July 3, 2022
Let’s Talk About Roe v Wade June 25, 2022
Upping Your Privacy Game June 18, 2022
Daily Driving the Pinephone Pro June 4, 2022
2022 Review: Mullvad VPN May 29, 2022
Disinformation, Part 2 May 23, 2022
Disinformation, Part 1 May 7, 2022
CTemplar is Dead (AKA Lessons About Email Sovereignty) April 30, 2022
2022 Review: Session April 23, 2022
Haven: "Self-Host a Private Blog Instead of Using Facebook" April 16, 2022
2022 Review: AnonAddy & SimpleLogin April 9, 2022
Why to Care About Privacy After Years of Sharing Data April 2, 2022
One Week of LineageOS March 27, 2022
How to Make People Care About Privacy March 19, 2022
2022 Review: CTemplar March 12, 2022
Physical Home Security March 5, 2022
Valentine’s Day Q&A or: Interview With An “Average” Non-Privacy Person February 20, 2022
Ain't Nobody Perfect February 9, 2022
Relationships 101 February 5, 2022
Data Privacy Week/Day Spotlight: Overrated Tools January 28, 2022
Data Privacy Week Spotlight: Disinformation January 27, 2022
Data Privacy Week Spotlight: Backups January 26, 2022
Data Privacy Week Spotlight: Mobile Habits January 25, 2022
Data Privacy Week Spotlight: Settings January 24, 2022
2022 Review: IVPN January 22, 2022
Reducing Streaming Service's Tracking January 15, 2022
Transparency Report: 2021 (And Goals for 2022) January 1, 2022
Some Christmas Gift Tips December 25, 2021
I Doxxed Myself This Week December 11, 2021
Bad Gift Ideas December 5, 2021
Privacy Can Protect You From Manipulation November 27, 2021
Safe Shopping: 2021 Edition November 20, 2021
2021 Review: XMPP November 13, 2021
Types of Security October 30, 2021
2021 Review: Tutanota October 23, 2021
Network Security October 16, 2021
2021 Review: Wire Messenger October 9, 2021
4 Cybersecurity Basics October 2, 2021
2021 Review: ProtonVPN September 25, 2021
When to Switch Services September 18, 2021
Backup Solutions Roundup September 11, 2021
Things I Wish I’d Known/Done Differently September 5, 2021
Recognizing Progress (or, An Appreciation Post for Newbies) August 21, 2021
2021 Review: MySudo August 14, 2021
Privacy is Not Political August 7, 2021
Sanity Check: People Don’t Spy Just Because July 31, 2021
iOS 2FA Apps Review 2021 (or Ravio OTP: The Only iOS 2FA App Worth Recommending in 2021) July 24, 2021
Critical Thinking 101 July 17, 2021
The Best Password Manager in 2021 July 10, 2021
Staying Informed Without Big Tech July 3, 2021
I Was Supposed to Review Mailbox.org This Week. June 26, 2021
Cool Privacy & Security Toys for Father’s Day June 19, 2021
2021 Review: Signal June 12, 2021
Prime Day is This Month. Here’s Why You Should Stop Using Amazon June 5, 2021
What REALLY is the Best iOS Browser? Addendum: SnowHaze May 29, 2021
2021 Review: AnonAddy & SimpleLogin May 22, 2021
What REALLY is the Best iOS Browser? May 15, 2021
Mom's Guide to Online Child Safety May 8, 2021
The Expectation of Stalking May 1, 2021
The Privacy Paradox April 18, 2021
Movie Review: Coded Bias April 10, 2021
An Important Update About Credit Freezes in the United States April 3, 2021
The Peripheral Benefits of Privacy March 27, 2021
Financial Privacy March 20, 2021
Review: Mullvad VPN 2021 - Insultingly Easy February 27, 2021
Lessons in Disasters and Redundancy February 20, 2021
How to Handle Old Accounts February 13, 2021
Love is in the Air (via WiFi and Dating Apps) February 6, 2021
Burnout January 30, 2021
Today is Data Privacy Day. Here's Another List January 28, 2021
I Locked Myself Out of my SIM Card This Weekend January 23, 2021
Privacy & Security 101: Social media January 16, 2021
What's the Buzz About Bitcoin? January 9, 2021
2020 Recap/2021 Plans January 2, 2021
How to Fail at Privacy & Security December 26, 2020
Privacy-Respecting Video Chat Apps for the Holidays December 19, 2020
"There's a Problem with your Package from Amazon" December 12, 2020
"Open Source" Does Not Always Equal "Safe" December 5, 2020
Five Privacy Respecting Gift Ideas November 28, 2020
Does the Country a Service is Headquartered in Matter? November 21, 2020
Safe Shopping: 2020 Edition November 14, 2020
A Detour into Diet Apps November 7, 2020
Should You Use Biometric Locks on Your Devices? October 31, 2020
How I've Convinced People Around Me to Care About Privacy October 24, 2020
Interacting With Non-Privacy People October 17, 2020
School-Issued Chromebooks and Privacy October 10, 2020
Back to the Basics October 3, 2020
Avoiding Robocalls September 26, 2020
Movie Review: The Social Dilemma September 19, 2020
Book Review: Click Here to Kill Everybody by Bruce Schneier September 12, 2020
Sanity Check: Threat Modeling September 5, 2020
Book Review: Extreme Privacy: What It Takes to Disappear (2nd Edition) by Michael Bazzell August 29, 2020
The Privacy of DNA August 22, 2020
The Self-Destructive Quest for Perfection August 15, 2020
Privacy and Voting August 8, 2020
Privacy and Death August 1, 2020
Privacy & Security 101: Compartmentalization July 25, 2020
Privacy & Security 101: Layering Your Strategies July 18, 2020
I Lost My Debit Card Last Weekend July 11, 2020
An Open Letter to Congresspeople Regarding S. 4051 (Lindsey Graham’s Bill to Outlaw End-to-End Encryption) June 27, 2020
Why You Don't Need a VPN June 13, 2020
Case Study: Online Dating, Scams, and Why Privacy is Not a Reactive Issue June 7, 2020
Protesting May 30, 2020
Book Review: The Art of Invisibility by Kevin Mitnick May 23, 2020
A Plea for Patience From a Privacy Enthusiast May 16, 2020
Privacy in the Workplace May 10, 2020
Why You (Yes You, Reading This) Need to Take the Lead in Privacy & Security April 26, 2020
Website Overhaul April 12, 2020
The EARN-IT Act March 21, 2020
Let's (Not) Talk About COVID-19 March 14, 2020
One Size Does Not Fit All March 7, 2020
The Question of Trust February 29, 2020
Your Phone is Not Your Friend February 9, 2020
Tracking Links January 12, 2020
Looking Ahead January 4, 2020
Why Your Individual Privacy Matters for the Wider Population December 28, 2019
The Privacy Myth: Binary vs Spectrum December 22, 2019
Safe Shopping December 2, 2019
Limiting Social Media November 16, 2019
The Case for Linux December 28, 2019
The Rise of Ransomware August 2019, 2019
Threat Modeling December 24, 2018