WhatsApp and #privacy, or lack thereof. At least some regulators are paying attention. https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/whatsapp-fined-over-260m-for-eu-privacy-violations/
"Decentralization is the direction in which user sovereignty increases." Nicely said. https://medium.com/swlh/a-unified-theory-of-decentralization-151d6f39e38
And now China. #privacy is becoming the law everywhere. https://www.reuters.com/world/china/china-passes-new-personal-data-privacy-law-take-effect-nov-1-2021-08-20/
hey have you heard that the IPCC released a new report of critical importance on August 9, 2021, and you wanted to read it but it's a bunch of fucking PDF files and that's not working out for you?
WELL COOL cause i extracted all the text for you and put it in per-chapter HTML files and I also dug up the actual long descriptions of the future scenarios they use throughout the report without explaining them for SOME REASON???
anyway here you go
"Aid and Abet. Critical Race Theory and the Silencing of Black Scholarship" by @digitalsista https://link.medium.com/wSM8JTqZGib
A new UBOS #linux release is available for your self-hosting needs. Updates include much better support for Docker-based development with pre-configured containers, IPv6, and hundreds of package updates. https://ubos.net/releases/2021-07-30/release-notes/
What if #privacy and Google's advertising model simply cannot be done both? https://www.theregister.com/2021/07/29/google_privacy_sandbox_fledge/
One of my favorite #Linux commands: "btrfs device add /dev/sdd". Has saved my most valuable this and the other so many times.
Right to repair in the US. Should we believe it? https://gizmodo.com/the-biden-administration-is-ready-to-go-to-war-over-ri-1847240802
The "SEAMs paradigm": "platforms Surveil people, Extract their personal data, Analyze that data ..., and then circle back to Manipulate" by @richardswhitt https://ctlj.colorado.edu/?p=720
Everybody has our data ... except us. Blogged. https://reb00ted.org/personaldata/20210620-who-has-my-personal-data/ #privacy #personaldata
Colorado is now the 3rd US state with modern #privacy legislation, with a twist https://reb00ted.org/tech/20210613-colorado-privacy-law/
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