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Do you use any home automation system?

advances its leadership with 15, iPadOS 15, Monterey, and watchOS 8

apple.com/newsroom/2021/06/app

TL;DR:
- voice recognition on-device
- Mail app with tracking pixel protection
- Privacy Report/monitoring for every app

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“Owners of Amazon Echo assistants and Ring doorbells have until June 8 to avoid automatically opting into Sidewalk, the internet giant's mesh network that taps into people's broadband and may prove to be a privacy nightmare…

A stalker can abuse it to stalk people better. There are no mitigations mentioned’…”

theregister.com/2021/06/02/ama

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Did you know the protocol can bring on your TV interactivity AND personalized ?

The HbbTV protocol enables generic ads in a broadcast to be substituted with (targeted) delivered via broadband.

hbbtv.org/wp-content/uploads/2

is going to change once again and keeping your off the internet is something you should seriously consider.

«We must build alternative technological infrastructure that is owned and controlled by individuals – not corporations or governments. This is a prerequisite for a future with personhood, human rights, democracy, and social justice».

- "Hell site" by @aral

ar.al/2021/05/10/hell-site/

mass surveillance found unlawful by ’s highest human rights court.

This confirms definitively that the UK’s bulk practices were unlawful for decades, a finding that vindicates 's whistleblowing.

hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-2

Ok, seems like it works with some delay (which is fine). I think I will keep it on for a while (I am unsure if I want to be present on anymore).

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This is a test. I am trying to cross-post to a toot written on using moa.party

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“How Apple screwed Facebook - Apple’s iOS 14.5 update has triggered an unstoppable collapse in Facebook’s ability to collect user data”

wired.co.uk/article/apple-ios1

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Any suggestion on a preserving step counter / tracker device?

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In a 2020 letter to management, Max Eliaser, an #Amazon software engineer, said #Ring is “simply not compatible with a free society”.

He's right.

--> "Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen": theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Your mission is as follows:
- Do not accept any terms & conditions
- Say no to all notifications
- Always opt out cookies.

Can you do it 29 times without getting fooled? 🤯

termsandconditions.game/

Raise your hand if you want to see a focused voice assistant that just works 🙋🏻‍♂️

Stanford OVAL Almond just released the first beta of their next major release and they made it available as a add-on.

More info @ community.almond.stanford.edu/

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