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Über Elektroautos: "nachhaltig sind trotzdem nur die Gummistreifen auf dem Asphalt" - "Die CO2-Emissionen in Produktion und Betrieb gehören wahrheitsgemäß errechnet und angegeben, nicht verschleiert und schöngefärbt"

Mandatory fully automated upload filters are at odds with the GDPR.

Yet the EU's #CopyrightDirective will lead to mandatory upload filters for all of Europe's platforms.

What if analytics services gave us clear measurements to make users spend less time on each task? If apps are solving problems for users, then users should not spend more and more time. requires ever more time because users are the products being sold

I recently stumbled upon the history of the Nazi promotion of automobiles. It turns out the Nazis loved cars, built the Autobahns, created VW, and promoted cars in general. Henry Ford was also a huge fan of the Nazis and vice versa Italy's autostrade were built under Mussolini. Seems to be a lot of corrolation between fascism and promoting cars

I went hiking in the mountains near Vienna at the end of January and there were flowers blooming then. I thought it was a freak warm spell, but now after a month of Spring weather, it looks clear that this year Spring started at the end of January. This is in a place where Spring used to show up in April. is already here.

Enough is enough. If Congress can't bring meaningful reform to Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, they should let it expire.

Schools need to slam the brakes on surveillance and think about what kind of dystopia they’re creating for their students.

promotes himself as a beneficial philanthropist these days, its key to remember that he was not a technical innovator. He innovated ruthless profiteering and marketing, selling his friend 's innovation and cutting him out of the deal

See the history of CP/M for early details

is proving to be quite -able, humans need to stay in charge, with only as an assistant:
"Hackers stuck a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35-mph speed sign and successfully tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85 mph"

"The command line options we deserve" - Why curl has so many options, why we can't change them and there will be more in the future. Should we add a (G)UI?

After more than ten years working to remove in software, I now see that tracking usage without tracking people is possible. Tracking is essential to , so is still full of moral hazards

One murky area of is what the do with the all the they inevitably collect. Big mirrors like have no apparent public . Purdue PLUG and FAU post theirs

policies need not be dense legalese meant to confuse and obscure, @EFF's provides a well crafted, privacy promise for like minded organizations to adopt

The CIA literally owned Crypto AG from 1970 on, pushing out weakened crypto systems and allowing them to read messages sent around the world.


Our next #BinaryTransparency log is to monitor all the binaries for #Android SDK components that are #FreeSoftware. Those binaries are central to Android development, and #Google has done some strange things with them in the past. Its implemented as a git repo and has a basic JSON API

"There was a popular idea that spying on your spouse was fair game...making it detectable was not a priority." Learn more about the fight against stalkerware from @evacide's keynote at @AppSecCali:

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