143 episodes

Veteran technology journalist Fabian A. Scherschel covers the most important threats to our personal liberties, privacy rights and freedom of speech. In reporting on these issues, he draws from a decade of experience in reporting on information security topics, mixed with a healthy dose of journalism critique. The show places a particular emphasis on stories and viewpoints that have been ignored in the legacy media.

The Private Citizen Fabian A. Scherschel

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Veteran technology journalist Fabian A. Scherschel covers the most important threats to our personal liberties, privacy rights and freedom of speech. In reporting on these issues, he draws from a decade of experience in reporting on information security topics, mixed with a healthy dose of journalism critique. The show places a particular emphasis on stories and viewpoints that have been ignored in the legacy media.

    Episode 143: Three Year Anniversary

    Episode 143: Three Year Anniversary

    Today, the podcast turns three years old and I tell the story of how I became a journalist and what I learned in the process.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 142: I Saw the Future in Dubai

    Episode 142: I Saw the Future in Dubai

    Some observations on the possible future of society from a recent trip to the United Arab Emirates.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 141: How LastPass Made Itself Obsolete

    Episode 141: How LastPass Made Itself Obsolete

    Everyone needs a password manager these days and many people were using LastPass. Unfortunately, LastPass made some pretty horrible mistakes that mean that these people should look for an alternative now. Here's why.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 140: The Twitter Files, Part 3

    Episode 140: The Twitter Files, Part 3

    The Twitter Files show us how cynical the US government tried, and often succeed, to shape how we perceive reality. But they also show those of us that weren't buying the propaganda that they aren't slowly going insane.

    • 2 hr 24 min
    Episode 139: Refocussing the Podcast

    Episode 139: Refocussing the Podcast

    The start of the new year sees some changes to the podcast. This episode provides an outlook of what is coming down the line.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 138: The Year 2022 in Review

    Episode 138: The Year 2022 in Review

    Looking back at the third year of The Private Citizen and at the topics discussed and issues tackled in 2022.

    • 1 hr 16 min

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