PRISM Break: How to Opt Out of the NSA’s Surveillance Online

June 12, 2013 | Kyle Chayka

Are you concerned about NSA‘s PRISM surveillance system? Here’s a way to opt out of government monitoring online. It’s easy!

Just use the PRISM Break guide and convert to alternative browsers, operating systems and programs in lieu of the many proprietary applications many of us have become so accustomed to using on a day to day basis.

For example, instead of Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet explorer use GNUzilla IceCatGNU version of FirefoxMozilla FirefoxOpen source browser or Tor Browser BundleEncrypted.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation have provided a comprehensive list of exactly what applications are being monitored by the NSA’s PRISM program as well as a thoughtfully compiled list of alternatives if you’re really adamant about protecting your privacy on the internet.

(Image: Privacy International)