The study aims to investigate the economic impact of Open Source Software and Hardware on the EU #economy.
Social media profits off hate and anger because it generates more #engagement. Let’s fight back with compassion.
Pause → Remember there’s a real person behind the screen: Don’t be so quick to unfollow or publicly argue with someone who posts something you disagree with.
Be compassionate → Try a private message to ask why they feel that way, with genuine curiosity and a desire to understand.
A #privacy evaluation of the top 10 streaming apps indicate that all #streaming apps (except Apple TV+) have privacy practices that put consumers' privacy at considerable risk including selling data, sending third‐party marketing communications, displaying targeted advertisements, tracking users across other sites and services, and creating #advertising profiles for data brokers.
Apple is throwing away an absolute competitive advantage over Google (https://ar.al/notes/apple-vs-google-on-privacy-a-tale-of-absolute-competitive-advantage/). To wit: it doesn’t have an absolute competitive advantage on performance, screen resolution, …, not even usability and experience.
I’d really love to know what exactly the US government (see https://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog/2019/10/william-barr-and-winnie-pooh) has threatened them with to make a trillion-dollar company like Apple with a fiduciary duty to its shareholders announce (and then double-down on) this decision.
#Privacy concerns aside the tools is widely blocked resulting in your stats to be misleading.
«58% of Hacker News, Reddit and tech-savvy audiences block Google Analytics»
«If you’re an enterprising pedophile with a basement full of #CSAM-tainted iPhones, #Apple welcomes you to entirely exempt yourself from these scans by simply flipping the “Disable #iCloud Photos” switch, a bypass which reveals that this system was never designed to protect children, as they would have you believe».
Tell Apple: Don’t Scan Our Phones | EFF Action Center
OK. This is quite technical. But TL;DR - the neural hash system #Apple uses for their CSAM detection has been confronted with its first possible collision by some good hackers. This dog might be marked by the system as suspicious. Ouch. Issue 1 at https://github.com/AsuharietYgvar/AppleNeuralHash2ONNX
«In 2030, you won't own any gadgets»
When you buy a device that requires proprietary #software to run, the money you hand over is an entry fee, nothing more.
«Their terms of your use» is a pretty accurate definition of the policies we are used to approve.
«A Simple #Software Fix Could Limit Location Data Sharing».
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