in The Digital Public Square

You’re less incognito than you think.

Malicious apps, theft, spam, cyber stalking, censorship, surveillance.
There are no foolproof answers to risk online.
But there is advice to help.

Online Conversations

Online Conversations

In the Internet you will find an incredible amount of resources for real-time online conversations, whether you want to interact with communities, have one-on-one conversations, or organize a meeting or a conference. Sometimes these conversations are only textual (chat and instant messaging), but in other cases they offer audio and video as well.

As with email and Internet browsing, similar considerations on surveillance and profiling also apply for online conversations. You can have a private or an anonymous conversation using some of the tools and methods described in this section.

Now What?