from @privacyint: "Six years after the @Snowden
revelations, two governments describe their mass surveillance programmes - but who even noticed?
We break down why it matters."
#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.
"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
#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/
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
Freedom to go - an interactive workshop from An- to F- to G-Droid
Freitag, 23. August 2019 15:00, Village:About:freedom
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/
People, apps and code you can trust