Poland, where hate speech against LGBTQ+ is prevalent, wants to make it illegal for platforms to ban people like they did Trump, and let the government dictate what speech should be allowed. It's bid for control over online content, says EFF's @cSchmon. https://www.vice.com/en/article/v7mpkj/poland-wants-to-ban-social-media-companies-from-banning-hate-speech
New #tilvids exclusive video dropping sometime tomorrow...but I'll make you all a deal, if this post gets 25+ shares in the next 4 hours, I'll post it tonight at midnight EST! ;)
In Pasco County, police assign crime scores to people, including minors, who they think might commit crimes—then harass them for years.
This predictive policing program is “the worst case scenario in our head, played out exactly,” says EFF's @mguariglia.
If your books are famous for making fair use of pop culture, it would probably behoove you to understand that people using portions of your books in critiques of them… are also making fair use. https://www.eff.org/takedowns/fair-use-me-not-thee-author-dependent-fair-use-abuses-copyright-law-silence-critics
Human Rights Watch: **Trump Administration Again Weakens LGBT Protections**
"Click to expand Image The picture shows the emblem of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. © Tim Brakemeier/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images With less than two weeks left in office, the administration of US President Donald Trump has f…"
Re-start the year off right. Join Electronic Frontier Alliance member @cypurrnyc this Saturday for their 'CyPurr Session: New Year ReFresh'. Get to know more about your digital footprint, and explore @Info_Activism's Data Detox Kit. https://www.eff.org/event/cypurr-session-new-year-refresh
The Internet Archive Documentary https://vidcommons.org/videos/watch/6f3de05c-bdbb-4ea2-ac38-3dd86f2d70f3
#TILvids video of the day - Philip K. Dick (Book Collection) 📚
(video shared by @theatticdwellers)
❗️Today is the last day to get the Cybersecurity & Cryptography book bundle! This bundle benefits EFF and also has titles from EFF board member Bruce Schneier! Act fast and grab the bundle before it ends! https://www.humblebundle.com/books/cybersecurity-cryptography-wiley-books?partner=8443
Universities should strike any app mandates from their existing student commitments, and should pledge to not include them in future student commitments. https://act.eff.org/action/end-university-app-mandates
Police departments are deploying robots to get social media engagement and improve their image, but don’t take the bait. Knightscope robots are rolling surveillance tech. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/01/police-robots-are-not-selfie-opportunity-theyre-privacy-disaster-waiting-happen
Can't stop laughing since I saw this. 🤣
Definitively the best idea I had for #Sengi. 😶
@art Conversely, when I found out how well NewPipe worked with TILvids (my PeerTube instance), I felt compelled to make a video showing how to use it, to share with the community!
Can you see the numbers in their silhouettes?
Here is my illustration to wish the end of the pandemic for 2021. Let's hope it will happen.
Happy New Year!
Next Tuesday, join Electronic Frontier Alliance member @EFFaustin for their event, ‘Rethinking our Digitization.’ Guest speaker Joey Lopez will be discussing civic engagement in the world of social media.
Yesterday, we called on St. Louis lawmakers to protect their city’s residents constitutional rights by not contracting with Persistent Surveillance Systems to replicate Baltimore’s panoptic aerial surveillance system. https://www.eff.org/document/letter-opposition-st-louis-board-bill-200
PeerTube v3: it’s a live, a liiiiive !
🎉🎉🎉 PeerTube v3 is out today!!! 🎉🎉🎉
On the blog :
➡️ The stages of development
➡️ Peer to peer live streaming
➡️ A behind-the-scenes short film
➡️ What we imagine for the future!
Illus CC-By @davidrevoy