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"Recently, tech companies have come to a troubling consensus: that they can change your computer, remotely (and often silently) without your knowledge or permission."

"U.S. attorney general William Barr has said consumers should accept the risks that encryption backdoors pose to their personal cybersecurity to ensure law enforcement can access encrypted communications." 🙄

FaceApp uses AI to "age" images of users, but @michaelgrothaus says users aren't told photos are uploaded to the cloud. Even if FaceApp is doing nothing nefarious w/photos today, their privacy policy allows such in the future.

Privacy policies matter.

@matt @nm or maybe a cluster of memory with l1, l2 and l3 computing units

I like the idea.. a processor inside a memory

Will In-Memory Processing Work?

Changes that sidestep von Neumann architecture could be key to low-power ML hardware.

A privacy win last week as the California Senate Judiciary Committee blocked Big-Tech-backed efforts to weaken the privacy protections secured by the California Consumer Privacy Act!

Germany has banned its #schools from using cloud-based productivity suites from Microsoft, Google, and Apple, because the companies weren't meeting the country's #privacy requirements.

Deeply grateful to @OSCON for recognizing Let's Encrypt with the Most Impact Award! We'd like to thank our users and sponsors for helping us to create a more secure and privacy-respecting Web!

Shrinking Linux Attack Surfaces

Often, a kernel developer will try to reduce the size of an attack surface against #Linux, even if it can't be closed entirely. It's generally a toss-up whether such a patch makes it into the kernel...

New breach: Invitations website Evite had 101M unique email addresses breached this year from a 2013 archive (most were invite recipients). Members also had names, phones, DoBs & plain text passwords exposed. 65% were already in @haveibeenpwned. Read more:

@nm install virtualbox from the official buster repo. it provides the latest version properly compiled for buster. it makes no sense to install it from the official website

@purism hello, do you have any plans to build future versions of librem laptops with the new ryzen APUs from AMD?

Goodbye Aberration: Physicist Solves 2,000-Year-Old Optical Problem

When you look through your viewfinder and things seem a little bit blurry or lacking definition, it's probably because you are using an “el cheapo” lens.

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