I share this without any schadenfreude:
Federal Judge Stunned by Facebook’s ‘Unscrupulous’ Violation of the Law, Warns of Much Deeper Problems
A U.S. district judge in the District of Columbia signed off on a historic settlement Thursday, putting an end to 8-year-old litigation between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and #Facebook.
Always suggest foss, when someone does software/stack selection for work or pleasure.
And when someone wants to connect with you on #surveillancetechnology you say "Gee, I only have Jitsi / Jami / Matrix / or-what-have-you. And I have issues with your suggestions, because.. [#privacy, #ethics plea follows]" and the you talk about the advantages of foss
The Challenge of Proximity Apps For COVID-19 Contact Tracing https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/04/challenge-proximity-apps-covid-19-contact-tracing #StayCasuallyPrivate #Privacy
and continues w/ Cory Doctorow, @diggity, Ashley Dawson, Mikalai Birukou of 3NWeb, and Scott J. Shapiro!
Register (Pay What You Can): https://flattenthecurve.tech/register
WhatsApp privacy problems - no date on this mind you
Periodic reminder that Graphene OS is totally worth the switch & provides over-the-air updates:
"...leaves these set to the standard four URLs to blend into the crowd of billions of other Android devices with and without Google Mobile Services...it isn't desirable to stand out from the crowd...disabling the feature will likely reduce your privacy by giving your device a more unique fingerprint..."
IRC chan #grapheneos
#Decentralized Protocol Removed From EU Contact Tracing Website Without Notice - CoinDesk
EU researchers are concerned and confused after their proposal for a decentralized contact tracing system was rejected without explanation.
A provocative look at the concept of #privacy and the gap between values and action.
Ever feel like you've lost control of your #privacy, but you feel powerless and alone?
U.S. judge blocks Twitter's bid to reveal government #surveillance requests
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