The public domain is populated by formerly copyrighted material and material that was never copyrightable in the first place. That second, less glamorous, category—the one of ideas, facts, procedures, laws, etc.—has become highly contested. #CopyrightWeek https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/public-domain-rule-copyright-exception
What if a single parking ticket carried a fine of up to a year's salary? What if there were no way to know consistently how much the fine would be before you got it? Something very close to this scenario is a reality in copyright law. #CopyrightWeek https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/key-fixing-copyright-ending-massive-unpredictable-damages-awards
Some of @google's own findings demonstrate the contempt some manufacturers hold their users privacy and security in
Leider äußert sich außer den NEOS momentan niemand zu #Gesichtserkennung. Auch wir finden das Projekt vollkommen verrückt. Liebe @firstname.lastname@example.org und @email@example.com, wir helfen euch gerne dabei, ein Verbot zu erwirken und sind dahingehend für alles zu haben! https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000113661390/neos-fordern-stopp-des-ueberwachungsprojekts-gesichtserkennung
#Google Docs And #Office365 here we come... from @Forbes@twitter.com
Axel Voss wants to make 'pseudonymization' equivalent to 'anonymization' by law. This is pure industry agenda and would totally undermine the GDPR.
Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes in Brazil https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/21/world/americas/glenn-greenwald-brazil-cybercrimes.html
RT @eff: Copyright is a monopoly right, and monopolies have a tendency to accumulate in the vaults of big companies, who use them to domina…
After signing a deal with the NHS, Amazon now wants to become a pharmacy.
We would love to tell you more, but the Department of Health decided Amazon’s commercial interest matters more than the public interest.
Thanks to a lawsuit by @privacyint unlimited storage of personal data is and remains illegal in Europe. #PrivacyWin #Privacy #Fight4Privacy
As Fedilab is free for few days, the Google Play version has been analysed by @exodus
Yes, there is no trackers. But it's important to make some tests from time to time.
We've started work on new project to improve our app submission and review process, with a focus on making it easier for contributors to make ethical decisions https://f-droid.org/2020/01/16/tracking-the-trackers.html
150+ US universities encourage incoming students to download mental-health apps, but @thedeannapaul points out the privacy risks:
• Insurers can use it to calculate premiums
• Employers can use it to assess risk
• Advertisers can use it to tailor ads https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/12/27/colleges-want-freshmen-use-mental-health-apps-are-they-risking-students-privacy/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1217458164897062913
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