Encore une application (française) de merde qui exploite toutes vos données et habitudes d'achats sous couvert de vous filer quelques miettes sous forme de points fidélités et cartes cadeaux...

hellojoko.com

Someone working at Facebook thinks it's "uncool" that I criticize someone working at Google when they try to lecture about privacy...

Firefox has now and “Enhanced Tracking Protection”.
Great!

But…

It whitelists Google, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Yahoo, Amazon, Adobe and many more.

invidio.us/watch?v=UqkeZIPLY5M

/via @aral

Treat Facebook like Big Tobacco

“Government should scrutinize and publicize the harms of social media – not use antitrust regulation to encourage even more platforms.”

bloomberg.com/opinion/articles


/cc @aral

Facebook’s new chief lawyer is Jennifer Newstead, a Trump appointee who also served in the Justice Department under President Bush and helped write the Patriot Act...

theverge.com/2019/4/22/1851163

Under new Senate bill, Big Tech (Facebook, Twitter, Google...) could be prohibited from using deceptive design tricks to force people into handing their personal data...

theverge.com/2019/4/9/18302199

“RightsCon is the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, brought to you by Access Now”… And sponsored by leaders like Google, Facebook, Microsoft.

rightscon.org/sponsors/

Fucking bullshit!
🤬

The French DPA @CNIL imposes a financial penalty of €50M against Google for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalization based on a complaint by @noybeu and @LaQuadrature

cnil.fr/en/cnils-restricted-co

We talked about an app on our Slack at the job, and this morning I have an ad for this app on Instagram.

No, I don't have this app.
I've never searched for this app.
I've not clicked on the link on Slack.

I'm tired of this fucking !
😡

Alias is a teachable “parasite” that is designed to give users more control over their smart assistants, both when it comes to customisation and privacy.

When you don't use it, Alias will make sure the assistant is paralysed and unable to listen by interrupting its microphones.

Nice project!
But maybe the best way to not being spied on at home is to not buy a surveillance device at all… ;)

bjoernkarmann.dk/project_alias

Facebook routinely tracks users, non-users, and logged-out users outside its platform.

Here’s a video about what Privacy International found…
youtube.com/watch?v=0GMwaHqTQp

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