Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon
Single sealed #pinetime running open firmware InfinityTime is now available for $26.99.
Requiring students to submit to #biometric surveillance should be illegal.
Dark Patterns that mislead consumers are all over the internet
«All the ways Amazon tracks you and how to stop it».
#Amazon has huge amounts of information about you. Is its convenience worth your personal data?
Dutch Consumer Union sues #TikTok for 1.5 billion(!) euro for illegally profiling children and processing children’s data. This is how the #GDPR and the #Wamca (sort of Dutch class action) work together.
“Many internet users mistake this annoying situation as a direct outcome of the GDPR, when in fact companies misuse designs in violation of the law. The GDPR demands a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’, as reasonable people would expect, but companies often have the power over the design and narrative when implementing the GDPR.”
Missed this a couple of weeks ago, and it could make a huge difference to our browsing experiences (and compel sites to do better!)
The global #fashion #industry emits about the same quantity of greenhouse gases per year as the economies of France, Germany and the U.K. combined, according to McKinsey & Co. By 2030 it will need to cut emissions by about half, or it will miss the Paris Agreement’s goal of countries limiting global warning to 1.5 degrees Celsius. One way to do this is by promoting secondhand clothes, which can extend the average life of a garment by 1.7 times.
“Why pick a smartwatch made by a company whose founder called early users ‘dumb fucks’ for trusting him? Why trust the company that had a full-page temper tantrum in several national newspapers because Apple introduced stronger privacy features?“
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