Don't attribute to malice what you can attribute to incompetence. Internal memo says Facebook's failure to act in preventing abuse outside the West is lack of resources and/or interest https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-ignore-political-manipulation-whistleblower-memo
Help XR with their inevitable legal fees https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/extinction-rebellion-legal/
So many people saying they're switching from Firefox. Won't this only make the problem worse?
If you're switching to Brave or qutebrowser or UnGoogled Chromium or something, you're only strengthening Google's monopoly. If you're switching to a Webkit-based browser like Epiphany, you're shifting the monopoly towards Safari, whose parent company doesn't consider the Web a priority.
That Mozilla has bad management doesn't change the fact that Firefox is the most viable option for the open web.
EFF and ACLU Tell Federal Court that Forensic Software Source Code Must Be Disclosed | Electronic Frontier Foundation https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/08/eff-and-aclu-tell-federal-court-forensic-software-source-code-must-be-disclosed
Great piece from last year on refocusing the communication space from platforms to protocols. Well worth the long read.
Imagine: You and your family are sleeping innocently and one night, men with gnus burst through the door and
yes, with gnus
no, not Linux. Blue wildebeest. From southeast Africa. They point a gnu in your face and
the pointy end, yes
the one with horns on
they say 'we demand a stable population with clearly delineated migration corridors from Kenya to Tanzania or we toss you into a watering hole'
to show they mean business they toss a lion into your swimming pool
its not even your lion
Privacy could be the next big thing. My talk from @hackferencebrum about privacy, and how people are uneasy about what's being done with their data. And how to explain that it doesn't have to be this way.
Also includes chocolate for the audience.
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