22.-26. March 2019, Leipzig - KDE Privacy Sprint

Sandro Knauß sknauss at kde.org
Mon Jan 14 20:55:34 GMT 2019


Hi,

The Privacy sprint is coming  we're happy to announce the preliminary
date as 22.-26. March 2019 in Leipzig, Germany and we're looking forward to 
seeing you there. So please give us feedback, if you want to come. You can 
also get reimbursement via https://reimbursements.kde.org

We're working hard on making this sprint amazing and look forward to all
the constructive fun we're going to have.

Best, the privacy goal sprint team 
Florian, Louise and Sandro

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On Mittwoch, 28. November 2018 13:56:54 CET Sandro Knauß wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> We volunteered to organize a KDE Privacy Sprint. We wanted to make it happen
> in March. We think at a sprint of five days. The main goal for the sprint
> is to locate privacy issues and after locating them hopefully fix them.
> Let's take the advantage to speak in person with multiple people of
> different part in KDE to find solutions. Currently the date is not fixed,
> so we doodle for one:
> 
> https://bitpoll.mafiasi.de/poll/8BYKJA5B/
> 
> Please add yourself to the doodle fast, so that we can have a fixed date
> within the next weeks.
> 
> Explicitly we would like to invite people from following teams:
>     Plasma
>     Plasma mobile
>     Vault
>     Falkon
>     Choqok
>     KDE Pim
>     Frameworks
> 
> Please feel also invited, if you are not in such a team an be simply
> interested in that topic!
> 
> The sprint will either be located in Leipzig(Germany) or Les Magnas (France)
> http://auxsaisons.free.fr/. At the moment both options are still open, but
> soon we need to decide. What is your preference of place?
> 
> Some issues that came into my mind:
> 
> *  currently when clicking on a link in an email the url is accessed within
> Plasma and than forward this to Firefox. If the user wants to use TorBrowser
> as default browser it is a Privacy Breach.
>  *  having an interface to torify/vpn applications
> 
> Wifi:
> 
> * detect wiki login pages - do not access internet before, e.g. you are
> using inet of a hotel
> *  have a way to allow/dissallow applications interact with inet for
> specific wifis, e.g. you are using inet of a hotel
> 
> TLS:
> 
> * detecting bad SSL standards aka only TLS 1.0...
> * more helpful SSL problem dialog (properly if you have a wifi login page)
> 
> Mails:
> 
> * Encrypting headers of mails to give less metadata to surveillance T742.
> * Make it possible to search in encrypted mails, as until now, the encrypted
> data are a binary blob for the search. The search important to find mails
> again T8447.
> * Add GnuPG TOFU (Trust On First Use) trust model support for KMail. With
> TOFU you will get more security without exchanging the gpg fingerprints. To
> make it clear, exchanging fingerprints gives better security, but is
> exhausting.
> * Make Akregator webviewer protect against ad trackers T7528.
> 
> For more information look at https://phabricator.kde.org/T8622.
> 
> Share your thoughts and see you!
> 
> louise and hefee






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