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Just heard about this. I've been using Decentraleyes for awhile, but didn't realize it hadn't been updated in a long time. This is a fork and is much more actively maintained. localcdn.org/

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation built a new site to tell you whether or not you are a test subject in ’s latest experiment. Visit Am I ’ed to see if your is putting you into one of their new categories.


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This DuckDuckGo audit by @purism is a sobering read:


Remember that DuckDuckGo is venture capital-funded which means that they must exit—either become a publicly-traded multi-billion-dollar company (sell to the public) or sell to one of the incumbents.

(What we need is a publicly-funded but independently run search engine. The EU could create such a thing… if they didn’t have they heads firmly entrenched up Silicon Valley’s bumhole.)

HT @koherecoWatchdog

"Defending your privacy – our – is a civic duty," argues Carissa Véliz.

"When we tell companies about ourselves, we give away details about others, too.”


A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of : those browsers will begin sorting their users into groups based on behavior, then sharing group labels with third-party trackers and advertisers around the .


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In case you’re a person on here who’s still trying to get away from Twitter, I wrote a user stylesheet that might help you: laurakalbag.com/write-only-twi

Facebook’s for Will Be Money

«On the surface it seems like such a platform would be bad for business, lowering the number of users who can view . says the app wouldn’t be about its bottom line. In reality, such an app could make its ad-targeting ability across its platforms even better.»


Do you have any policy on starving tabs? I find myself using tabs as "read it later" but these keeps growing and growing... 😞

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RT @NouveauDeco
Fascinating clip: How bridges were constructed during the 14th century.

Would you like to discover who track your surfing?

Here you are a plugin to visualize 3rd-party connections between sites.


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Yuval Noah Harari: Lessons from a year of

In a year of scientific breakthroughs — and political failures — what can we learn for the ?


Russian buyers will soon be prompted to install software developed in that country, setting a precedent that other authoritarian governments may follow.


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