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Waking up from a bad dream earlier today, it occurred to me that we think it's good practice to have firewalls that restrict communications between computers, but at the same time we still think it's an excellent idea to promote and facilitate unrestricted communication between humans - regardless of their respective intents and interests.

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A secure messenger should guarantee that no one but you and your intended recipients can read or analyze your messages. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/07/dont

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Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings | Technology | The Guardian

Because why would Apple be any different?

theguardian.com/technology/201

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"Recently, tech companies have come to a troubling consensus: that they can change your computer, remotely (and often silently) without your knowledge or permission."

puri.sm/posts/consent-matters-

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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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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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