Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen. One in 10 US police departments can now access videos from millions of privately owned home security cameras without a warrant.
Google promised its Contact Tracing app was completely private, but it wasn’t. Researchers say hundreds of preinstalled apps can access a log found on Android devices where sensitive contact tracing information is stored. https://themarkup.org/privacy/2021/04/27/google-promised-its-contact-tracing-app-was-completely-private-but-it-wasnt
Apple Execs Chose to Keep a Hack of 128 Million iPhones Quiet
Signal was created and funded by a CIA spinoff. It is not your friend. https://yasha.substack.com/p/signal-is-a-government-op
Pretty jazzed about being most of the way through learning the acoustic version of Maybe I'll Catch Fire, including learning a new chord.
CW: Dark lyrics about mental pain and thoughts of suicide
‘It can’t be that easy’: US conservative group brags about role in making voting harder
Leaked video published by Mother Jones shows executive director of Heritage Action bragging about crafting voting restriction bills
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