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#Firefox starts blocking third-party cookies by default
Hong Kong Police arrested protesters after accessing full details of injured protesters through Hospital Authority's "backdoor"
Goodbye, Chrome: Google’s web browser has become spy software
Our latest privacy experiment found Chrome ushered more than 11,000 tracker cookies into our browser — in a single week. Here’s why Firefox is better.
I've been researching #SecureMessaging for a decade and I've found #forensics always quite informative. as with any problem with digital media, there is software to make it easier
#Statistics are used to gain public approval and even to manipulate us, so it is important to know how reality can be different from intuition: "An Explainer on the Base Rate Fallacy and PNR"
"Until appropriate safeguards are in place, we need a moratorium on biometric technology that identifies individuals" https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02514-7
#FacialRecognition #biometrics #privacy
A few aspects of Google’s Privacy Sandbox are good ideas. But most would be privacy disasters. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/08/dont-play-googles-privacy-sandbox-1
Reading about how #Vivaldi browser aims to remove unique IDs when counting users makes me think about how #fdroid hasn't been tracking users from the beginning, and stopped tracking downloads years ago, and seems to only have become more popular. Makes me think that #FreeSoftware developed by community motivated by doing the right thing is a better way than a #startup or being driven by #tracking. Maybe improving the #privacy of tracking is missing the point.
Don’t Let Encrypted Messaging Become a Hollow Promise | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Don’t Let Encrypted Messaging Become a Hollow Promise
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/07/dont-let-encrypted-messaging-become-hollow-promise #privacy #e2e
#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/