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URGENTE: El Parlamento Europeo va a votar este mismo mes (26-28) la Directiva Europea sobre Derechos de Autor, que incluye los temidos #artículo13 y #artículo11, que harán más difícil emprender en Europa, dañarán la libertad de expresión y ayudarán a consolidar los monopolios digitales de #facebook (incluido #instagram) y #google - 1/4

89% of official government websites of EU member states contain 3rd party ad tracking
112 ad tracking companies are monitoring EU citizens across EU public sector websites
82% of official EU government websites are harbouring Google marketing trackers
cookiebot.com/media/1121/cooki

130 companies signed an open letter initiated by @nextcloud urging MEPs to vote against & : nextcloud.com/blog/130-eu-busi

STOP imperfect technologies based on exceptions. A threat against small businesses and human rights
maadix.net/en/contentid-intent

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We at #Nextcloud believe that #Article11 & #Article13 of the EU copyright directive are very bad for European businesses.

Over 130 other #EU companies joined us and signed our open letter urging MEPs to vote against #uploadfilter and #linktax.

nextcloud.com/blog/130-eu-busi

warns about possible attacks on the Domain Name System. Use full DNSSEC deployment to protect the internet

icann.org/news/announcement-20

Mobile and TV: the gold mine of data brokers. They sell information to politicians for their campaigns and to other agents.
Anti-abortion groups bought data about women attending clinics and pushed ads promoting alternatives to abortion
latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol

Code.org has support from Amazon, Google, Microsoft... ask the community to reveal contacts of their teachers friends to include them in the AmazonFutureEngineer program, blackmail of opportunities to train young students by keeping them locked in their own technology.
yro.slashdot.org/story/19/02/2

The International Federation of Journalists, along with the European Federations of Journalists put out a statement noting that "makes a mockery" of their rights and will only serve to help publishers strip the journalists of their own rights

techdirt.com/articles/20190216

We need more Silicon Valley . Let's collaborate to the for the campaign calling on employees of Silicon Valley companies to blow the whistle on unethical uses of technology

donate.fightforthefuture.org/c

This is very much like dictatorships. adds you to its blacklist if you express criticism of the company or it could warn the police if a bot detects that you are sad and you could commit suicide.

techdirt.com/articles/20190216

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~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~

New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).

This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
- Upper
- Lower
- Number
- Symbol

...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:

~2.5 hours

(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)

#Hacking #Infosec

A clear example of how security is used as an excuse to spy on you. maintains a list of users who've made threatening statements against the company. Facebook security employees are questioning the ethics of these practices

cnbc.com/2019/02/14/facebooks-

Happy "I love Free Software" Day to everybody and thanks to all those working behind each Free Software project.

EU Moves Forward With Art.13 even though no one supports it: The internet companies and even the legacy copyright companies insist it's too lenient on the internet
techdirt.com/articles/20190208

The fear and uncertainty generated by surveillance inhibit activity more than any action by the police
motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art

Gmail Bugs Allow Changing From: Field and Spoofing Recipient's Address.
After been warned about that, the issue still persists

bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

We need to stop judging the fediverse as though it’s a Valley startup competing with Twitter and Facebook. Not everyone is aiming for the Silicon Valley model.
by @peter

medium.com/@poshaughnessy/why-

Great protest of Swedish ISP @BahnhofAB that should be an example for others: forced by pubblisher Elsevier to block several domains, including Sci-Hub, they ended up blocking rightsholders website too, giving them a taste of the blocking they’re evoking against others
torrentfreak.com/swedish-isp-p

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