From HN discussion - "This is why I use ad blockers and a pi-hole server" (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22124929)
This is GDPR in action. Wow.
For Facebook tracking Brave white-lists
According to Brave developers, it's white-listed due to causing Facebook login to break if blocked.
See issue #1108 on Github
"A few weeks ago, I changed my browsing and searching habits purely to get out of that A/B test bucket. Now it looks like we're all in it."
-- dang, editor/moderator of Hacker News, on Google's "We've made all search results look like ads" campaign.
I'm all for calling out Google AMP, but, #Google #AMP is only possible because everyone is so dependent on Google, including #TheRegister. Google knows this because their #googlefonts are everywhere and their analytics are close behind and The Register is not exception, they also #DoubleClick.
The Register needs to start reading itself.
Stop donating your customers' data to Google Analytics
"Aside from only letting you sample 25% of your traffic" WHAT?
Is it possible to grow a startup without using privacy-invasive tools and tactics?
Here are some ideas on how you can do more ethical and responsible marketing in the world of GDPR, CCPA and third-party cookie blocking
GE fridges refuse to work unless water filter is 'official', via RFID chip - https://boingboing.net/2020/01/23/proprietary-carbon.html
Online services and even some politicians are trying to force people to use their clear name online. This is a severe threat, it would open the door for stalking, identity theft, and more. Here's why #AnonymityMatters:
CryptPad continues to be the *only* app suite that takes user privacy seriously.
Think 'Google Docs' but without mining and selling your personal data. https://twitter.com/cryptpad/status/1220046500341977088
Oh hey turns out the Nokia 8110 4G is running KaiOS which is a fork of Mozilla's abandoned B2G ("FirefoxOS") and is ran on top of BusyBox.
And people figured out how to get root on it
So if one were to write an XMPP application for KaiOS...
Glenn Greenwald charged with hacking into the cellphones of prosecutors and public officials in Brazil
It is time that people understand that #Apple is in no way better compared to the other big tech companies. Like all of them, they have to comply with US law. Also their business depends more and more on adds and analyzing their users with AppleTV, AppleMusic, Siri, etc... Trusting black boxes and highly closed and regulated ecosystems will not bring us more #privacy and freedom. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-fbi-icloud-exclusive/exclusive-apple-dropped-plan-for-encrypting-backups-after-fbi-complained-sources-idUSKBN1ZK1CT #nf
Some old favorites in this list.
"The 30 most evil corporations in the tech industry, ranked by the people who know."
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