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I wrote a piece on the @purism blog on why consent is critical for , the tech industry's failure to get consent, and as a result how "Privacy has become the tattoo removal of the information age". puri.sm/posts/consent-matters-

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“@DuckDuckGo is a poster child for a future in which companies stand with their users and still make money...They counter the assumption that we’ve all been socialized to accept: that it is normal to hand over all your information." - EFF's @jenuhhveev nytimes.com/2019/07/15/technol

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fun fact about browser location reporting Show more

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The #Zoom vulnerability timeline took from from "everybody raves about this and I wish my company used it" to "I wouldn't touch this with a 10 foot pole" in about 5 seconds.

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Photography and Linux
Hollywood has begun to embrace open source. #FOSS photography software, like Linux itself, is quietly making in-roads in the professional photo industry. linuxjournal.com/content/photo

#photography #photographers

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If the users don't control the program, the program controls the users. Richard Stallman

#citation, #motivation, #inspiration

How many user tracking scripts do you think this blog post about how "Superhuman is spying on you" has? mikeindustries.com/blog/archiv

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@nextcloud Oh good! Is there a pre-configured SD card image available to download, burn, and plug in?

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Friendly reminder to send to the non-believers, in a simple to understand fashion

You can't opt-out of Google tracking your phone - Sen. Josh Hawley owns Google - PeerTube on Mastodon.host peertube.mastodon.host/videos/

#gafam #google #privacy #tracking #surveillancecapitalism #optout #peertube

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Lots of users employ password managers to protect their passwords - if you want to keep the passwords self-hosted, check out the options for #Nextcloud apps.nextcloud.com/?search=pas

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One thing I really appreciate about @purism : real-time chronological news feed. No presumptuous deciding what I should and shouldn't see. as it should be!

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Using Gmail confidential mode is neither secure nor private. As long as Google can read your emails, its privacy promises will always be disingenuous. Here’s why Gmail’s confidential mode isn’t actually confidential: protonmail.com/blog/gmail-conf

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