Internet Archive Announces Plan to Automatically Encrypt Users’ Communications
The Internet Archive, one of the largest and most popular repositories of free books on the Internet through archive.org or openlibrary.org, is pushing back on this trend. The San Francisco nonprofit will announce on Thursday night that all of its users’ communications will be automatically encrypted. The archive has millions of free e-books.
Brewster Kahle, founder of the archive, said he was prompted to take this step by the revelations of Mr. Snowden, the National Security Agency leaker.
Read More of What Brewster Has to Say About this Program
Additional Details in this Report from the IDG News Service
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.