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The buried lead in the "Facebook given maximum penalty for Cambridge Analytica breach" story is that if it had occurred after the GDPR kicked-in it would have been $22 million instead of $650 thousand democracynow.org/2018/10/26/he

I love how Bose (a Boston-based company) uses the term "wicked" in their job posting

Not holding my breath for the Ghostbusters remake haters to get similarly outraged over this FTP mobile game 😪 engadget.com/2018/10/22/ghostb

This is a good piece on how the discourse surrounding “tribalism” and “polarization” serves the interests of elites nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/1

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me filling out the @ChapoTrapHouse@twitter.com subreddit survey

The Call for Participation for the #Decentralized Internet & #Privacy devroom at #fosdem2019 was published 🎉 It would be great to receive proposals from a diversity of people.

Please boost widely !

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The Trump campaign is now selling its database of supporters to marketers, a first for any sitting president nytimes.com/2018/10/13/us/poli

“Skepticism of geoengineering is driven by anti-government paranoia and scientific illiteracy. Leftists should bear this in mind, and avoid playing on right-wing tropes about government overreach and scientists who are ‘playing god’” carlbeijer.com/2018/10/a-few-p

I really hope this proposed change to Linux’s Code of Conduct doesn't get passed. Removing specifically prohibited examples of prejudice against marginalized groups (sexism, racism, etc) would make the CoC as feckless as "be awesome to each other" phoronix.com/scan.php?page=new

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