#HTTP #FeaturePolicy is a new way for websites to practice #LeastAuthority and build trust with users by disabling access to #browser APIs that are not used. Browsers already include it but the spec isn't final: it is missing a way to set the default to none. Join the discussion here https://github.com/w3c/webappsec-feature-policy/issues/189 #w3c
GitHub has added Liberapay to the funding platforms supported in the `FUNDING.yml` file: https://github.blog/changelog/2019-06-20-new-funding-platforms/
@FastCompany details invasive categorization fueled by online #surveillance, not only inChina but also the US -> https://www.fastcompany.com/90394048/uh-oh-silicon-valley-is-building-a-chinese-style-social-credit-system. Everyone deserves #privacy & trust enhancing tech to combat extralegal profiling -> https://nlnet.nl/thema/NGIZeroPET.html
We have joined the #fediverse! We chose @purism since they are doing good things with #FreeSoftware, hardware designed for it, and services designed around #privacy with anti-harassment in mind. Also, since this is a public account, it makes sense that this instance is only public posts. https://puri.sm/posts/opt-in-no-ads-and-no-tracking-solve-a-lot-of-problems-in-society/
“@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 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/15/technology/duckduckgo-private-search.html
OK everyone, time to reset your face and fingerprint. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/aug/14/major-breach-found-in-biometrics-system-used-by-banks-uk-police-and-defence-firms
A scannable QR-code and instructions here: https://fdroid.gitlab.io/ccc/
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26 years strong! Happy Anniversary! Happy #DebianDay!
Debian celebrates 26 years! https://bits.debian.org/2019/08/debian-turns-26.html
#GNU #Taler / #GNUTaler looks like a crypto payment system designed by competent people grounded in human values. https://taler.net/en/principles.html #bitcoin and #cryptocurrency in general have proven to be an entirely anti-social, vastly inefficient for or money predominantly useful for criminal activity. Its time for them to disappear into the dustbin of history.
@mareklach The result is: people using a not-so-anonymous, energy/power-intensive, non-taxable, unstable and non-regulated currency. Nowadays I no longer use #cryptocurrency (e.g.: #Bitcoin, #Dogecoin, #Ethereum, #ZCash) that much. I advocate for #GNUTaler / #GNU #Taler, which is a payment system and thus works with any #money #currency, and is taxable since the seller is exposed to the bank/auditor while the client/buyer is anonymous.
I think the user-controlled endpoint is the right place for filtering social media. Politicizing the #network operators is hazardous to the success of the whole #mastodon project, leaving us with only the big #siliconvalley options. That's why I chose to use #libremone