Project code/coat is an answer to the data-driven surveillance state
and a tool that provides online and offline anonymity for whistle-blowers.
'When a whistle-blower's identity becomes public,
their life as they know it is at risk,
to the point of being destroyed.'
'code' provides online anonymity
through a manual. The manual guides
you how to come in contact with the
media, and can be found through
code provides online anonymity through a manual.
The manual guides you how to come in contact with
the media, and can be found through a torbrowser.
'coat' provides offline anonymity
through a coat/jacket.
/blends in with the crowd
The outside is designed to blend in with crowds; think of your average John in the street with a unisex mid-weight jacket.
The inside holds a well-hidden harness that interferes with gait recognition technologies that are deployed by high tech surveillance cameras in the streets and in transit hubs all over Europe.
The jacket also contains a faraday shield that blocks signal surveillance on smart phones.
With special thanks to
ex-technical director NSA / Whistleblower
Member of Bellingcat
Jurre van Bergen
Victor van Wulfen
Helma Jansen Venneboer
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