After Edward Snowden's revelations about universal surveillance, after the punishments that have been meted out to whistleblowers like Chelsea Manning, and from what we know about surveillance targeted at activists and journalists, this course teaches people who need to communicate to do their work how to use the tools that have so far been proven to be robust against surveillance. You will install GPG email encryption, make keys, and exchange encrypted emails. You will install and browse the web using TOR. You will install and use the TAILS live operating system. You will chat with one another using the Off-The-Record (OTR) chat protocol. We will look at upcoming tools like LEAP and existing activist collectives committed to these values like On the other side, we will look at free software values and norms, creative commons and other cultural licenses, and learn to evaluate software in terms of these values.