I’m noticing something emerge in the fediverse that probably shouldn’t be a surprise but caught my cynical ass off-guard: citizenship.
People proud of the community their instance provides, contributing not only financially, but building shared resources for their fellow netizens, and emotional support, counseling or even just cheerleading.
I genuinely believe that this is the way forward. Small, autonomous but communicating communities building shared resources because it feels good.
TikTok exploited an Android vulnerability to obtain user MAC addresses.
On the inadequacy of US Cloud providers
In the UK, Local Authorities (Councils) are looking at people’s social media accounts, such as #Facebook, as part of their intelligence gathering and investigation tactics in areas such as council tax payments, children’s services, benefits and monitoring protests and demonstrations.
«If you think that the police are watching you when you go to the bank, or you go to the doctor’s office, or you go to the church or the synagogue or the mosque, you’ll be less likely to exercise those freedoms».
Facial Recognition Violates Human Rights.
New: A #university in Michigan is requiring all students to install an app that tracks their #location around the clock. Students can't opt-out. If students refuse, they face suspension. Worse, the app had two major security flaws that exposed private data.
«Whoops, our bad, we may have 'accidentally' let #Google Home devices record your every word, sound – oops»
-Block put in place last week, at the end of July
-HTTPS+TLS1.3+ESNI prevents the GFW from determining the destination of an HTTPS connection, hence the ban
Computer engineer. Dreamer. Hero.
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