We've all been angry at apps/services that trick us into things we really didn't want. But it's not just clever marketing: it's a science-based assault. And it's not a fair fight. Today, we explore the sordid world of with Dr Colin Gray of Purdue University.

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Sorry to pander... I'll just ask this once. Due to a snafu, I'm unable to carry forward my stellar (get it?) reviews from the 3rd to the 4th edition. So I have to start from scratch. If you've enjoyed the book, please consider posting a review.

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"Unlike the tides, Internet use ebbs and flows with the motion of the sun not the moon." @Cloudflare has released some powerful new web analytics tools (minus the tracking). In today's show, John Graham-Cumming explains what they can tell us about our world today.

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Student surveillance regimes disproportionately disadvantage many already-marginalized groups. How do we fix this? How do we push back? How do we do this differently? Part 2 of my chat w/ Jason Kelley (@jgkelley) & Lindsay Oliver (@space_hag) from @eff.

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If you're learning remotely, no doubt you've been subjected to remote proctoring - and come away feeling violated. You're not alone. Today I chat w/ Jason Kelley (@jgkelley) & Lindsay Oliver (@space_hag) from @eff to scrutinize this creepy new spyware.

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Thanks to everyone who entered my Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons giveaway! And the 15 lucky winners are...

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The big giveaway for a copy of my book (5 signed, 10 digital) ends TONIGHT (11:59p EDT)! You can enter multiple times (click the link for details)! Winners will be announced first on Monday's podcast, part 2 of my Cory Doctorow interview. @doctorow@quitter.no

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How can get away w/ charging a 30% VIG on all app purchases? What is "felony contempt of business model" (aka sect. 1201 of the )? And WTH is a "monopsony"? Cory @doctorow@quitter.no explains it all in Part 1 of our chat! @eff

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(Maybe it would help if I included the link to the flippin' contest, eh? Oops. And some hashtags wouldn't hurt, either. I'll get this some day.)

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They're heeeerrrree! Just got my first batch of the 4th edition of Firewalls! I'm so pumped!

REMINDER: The big book giveaway is more than half over, folks! Don't wait to enter! 5 signed copies, 10 digital copies. Enter by Oct 3rd. You can enter multiple times, too!

hey guys... the 4th edition of my book is about to hit the (virtual) shelves! I'm doing a giveaway for the launch: 5 signed copies and 10 digital copies. If you're interested...

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On Monday, I'll wrap up my talk w/ @eff's Danny O'Brien (@mala), where we discuss the heroic work of Max Schrems and the EU Court of Justice rulings that basically invalidates Privacy Shield.

If you missed part 1, start there:

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RT @FirewallDragons: In part 1 of my chat w/ @eff's Danny O'Brien (@mala), we discuss the privacy laws & mass surveillance that led the EU…

The 4th ed of Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons has gone to publishing & you can pre-order now - should be out in Sept! Updated my profile pic w/ the new artwork! I may be doing a contest as the time gets closer, so stay tuned...

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Had a great time being interviewed by Defending Digital! Fun to be on the other side of the interview table. :-) defendingdigital.com/carey-par

Wow... so much news to cover. On Monday's show: iPhone bugs, Android bugs, WhatsApp bugs, SIM jacking, @Cloudflare's Warp VPN, another threat to end-to-end encryption, and how to wipe your device data. Oh, and how to pronounce "GIF". podcast.firewallsdontstopdrago

In today's show, I walk through @eff's excellent analysis of Google's new "Privacy Sandbox" proposals - the good, the bad and the ugly, providing my take as well. Spoiler alert: cannot put privacy first; it's an inherent conflict of interest. podcast.firewallsdontstopdrago

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walks us through the recent revelations about Amazon Ring's relationships with over 400 local law enforcement offices and how fear is bring used to bring about a culture of self-surveillance.
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VPN reviews usually focus on measurable things: speed, # of servers, cost... but not privacy. Today I point you to a review focused on privacy first. Also, an long-running nasty iPhone website hack, "clearing" off-Facebook data, and the trouble with certs. podcast.firewallsdontstopdrago

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