Must Read: 7 Lessons Learned From Past Pandemics
Privacy Cookbook - Decentralized Social Media - #Fediverse
Nothing beats just ditching Windows entirely. Not enough lipstick in the world for that pig.
bad news for android users
China’s Great Firewall has finally come to Hong Kong’s internet
GreenFediverse is a directory of Fediverse instances with information on how environmentally friendly they are. You can follow the project here:
You can see the directory at https://greenfediverse.frama.io/green-instances/
The project uses data from the Green Web Foundation, and is mainly based on whether the instance's hosting provider uses renewable energy.
Are you just clicking "OK" on cookie walls whenever you want to read a website? Here are #3 facts you should know.
(Thread & just a short English version from my German article: https://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/cookies-werber-und-sammler-1.4958294)
Websites want to make you believe it's only about cookies, but in fact it's about building a profile from your behavior. Often websites hold a live auction for the ads and others bid on your profile.
At shops like @Zalando you even agree that your email is uploaded to facebook.
Most websites ask for permission to send your activity to several ID companies (eg. Facebook, Google, Adobe or Xandr). Probably each of us has large profiles at 10-100 companies. There are even official marketplaces for profiles.
Advertisers build target audiences from those.
Behavioural profiles are often years old, because they get persistence from logins. When you delete your cookies, you are anonymous until you login on any page. Many websites share your IDs with others ("cookie matching"). After some clicks around everyone recognizes you again.
FBI: If you are an American adult, it is more likely than not that China has stolen your personal data.
If you use Windows, Hardentools by Security Without Borders is worth a look. A new version was recently released.
“Hardentools is a simple utility designed to disable a number of "features" exposed by Microsoft Windows, and primary consumer applications.”
Security w/o Borders is “a collective of hackers and security professionals working towards a stronger and more secure civil society.”
7 Lessons for Commuting Safely During the Covid-19 Outbreak
decentralize.today - FEATURE: 7 Lessons for Commuting Safely During the Covid-19 Outbreak
Daily Dose: Daily Doge
Bitcoin has been holding well above the 10 EMA and near the 50 MA. Though it hasn't broken 50 MA resistance yet, a break above it could push price to test the immediate resistance around 9,700 - 9,800. In the daily, key levels remain at ~10,000 for
Inkscape is preparing a 6-week summer of Hackfest online, beginning Sat., July 11, @ 4 pm UTC. Live video session runs 6 hours - come for as long as you like. Learn about Inkscape's board this week. Bring your questions! Everyone welcome! Details: https://inkscape.org/news/2020/07/07/inkscapes-summer-hackfest-2020-online/
South Korea Plans to Create Free Trade Zone for Industrial Hemp Using #Blockchain
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