Privacy matters: let's explain why!

The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and at MADspace we explain what this means and why it matters. In this thought-provoking, slightly chilling group, we share details of recent and ongoing research. We inspire ourserves via authorities on privacy knowledge like below.

Want to share knowledge with us on privacy? Come to our meetup!

Op 7 mei 2014 hielden we bij een cryptoparty.  

Extra: hieronder simpele tools voor veilig alledaags internet gebruik (in alfabetische volgorde)

Beef Taco (Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-Out) is a Mozilla Firefox add-on which lets you manage cookies associated with advertising from a variety of companies, among them Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, all members of the Network Advertising Initiative, and many others. It sets permanent opt-out cookies to stop behavioral advertising.

Better Privacy is a Firefox addon that allows you to protect yourself against undeletable longterm cookies. These cookies are placed on your computer by a Flash plugin and you cannot delete them like you can delete other cookies through your browser. The Better Privacy addon can automatically delete them for you.

DuckDuckGo. Search anonymously. Find instantly. DuckDuckGo is a search engine that does not track you and, has more instant answers and less spam/clutter.

Firefox plugin center proves 185 firefox plugins on security and privacy at

Ghostery is a browser add-on that lets you know which ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies are interested in your activity. It provides additional information about each of them and lets you block each one individually.

Just Delete Me is a Chrome browser extension as well as a website which help you to delete your accounts from many web services

Lightbeam: firefox add-on that visualises the relationships between the sites you visit and the third party sites that are active on those pages

Panopticlick is an online tool by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) that tests your browser with one click. It shows you the browser's characteristics including plugins, screen size, time zone and others. From this information it detects how unique your browser is and therefore how easily it can be identified by the owners of the websites you visit online.

Privacy Badger is a extension from EFF for Firefox and Chrome. Privacy Badger automatically detects and blocks spying ads around the Web, and the invisible trackers that feed information to them 

ShareMeNot is a browser extension that allows you to prevent third-party buttons (such as Facebook's "Like" or Twitter's "tweet" button) embedded by sites across the internet from tracking you until you actually click on them.

"Terms of Service; Didn't Read - TOS;DR" is a web service and a browser add-on that help you to understand what is in the Terms Of Service agreements of many online services

What they knowAn interactive data visualisation that shows you the behavior of the most popular smartphone apps. It tells you which apps give your information to marketing companies and describes what each app told users about the information it gathered.